SKILLED & PROFESSIONAL CRIMINAL DEFENSECharged with a Sex Crime in South Florida?
Sex Crimes Attorney in Broward, Palm Beach, and Miami-Dade
Sex crimes and offenses include a range of infractions involving sexual contact with another without consent. Sex Crimes are taken very seriously by Florida Courts and law enforcement, who aggressively pursue convictions. Those accused of sex offenses immediately face scrutiny and suspicion by the public, friends, and family. Regardless, you are innocent until proven guilty. Remember that you have rights if you are facing charges for a sex offense. Criminal Defense Lawyer Jonathan S. Friedman can review your case and provide valuable legal counsel regarding your defense.
A sex offense can be charged as either a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the facts of the case. Penalties for sex crimes include probation, jail time, fines, restitution, court-ordered counseling, community service and sex offender registration. Sex crimes against minors are considered especially heinous, as well as those offenses resulting in bodily harm. The use of a weapon during the commission of a sex crime can escalate penalties, along with any past criminal history.
Criminal acts that fall underneath the classification of sex offenses in Florida include:
- Date Rape
- Distribution of Child Pornography
- Indecent Exposure
- Marital rape
- Possession of Child Pornography
- Production of Child Pornography
- Sexual Abuse
- Sexual Assault
- Sexual Harassment
- Statutory Rape
Sex Crimes Criminal Defense
An arrest for a sex crime can be extremely damaging to your personal and professional life. If convicted, being identified as a “sex offender” can affect every aspect of the rest of your life. Megan’s Law requires that you register anywhere you live as a convicted “sex offender” and authorizes your identity and present residence to be publicized on the Megan’s Law website. If you are facing charges for a sex offense, it is imperative to contact a skilled Criminal Defense Attorney promptly to discuss your legal options. The Law Office of Jonathan S. Friedman, P.A. is committed to protecting your rights and providing an aggressive defense of the sex crime charges against you.
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