Tallahassee Sex Crime Information and Practice Areas
Being accused of a sex offense can wreak havoc on your life and destroy your reputation and standing in your community before you are even allowed to defend yourself. These crimes are judged very harshly by the courts in an effort to protect the community from further harm. The consequences of a sex crime conviction can be dire, including prison terms, heavy fines, court-mandated sex offender registration, and a future as a convicted felon. Under these extremely adverse circumstances, it is imperative that you have experienced and aggressive legal representation. We strongly urge you to retain the services of a Tallahassee sex crime attorney at Jansen and Davis as soon as you suspect that you are being investigated for a sex offense. We will work vigorously and discreetly on your behalf.
Areas of Practice: Sex Crimes
Sex crimes involve criminal violations having to do with sexual activity. Below is information regarding sex crimes in the Tallahassee area. Click on the topic to find pertinent information about the specific areas of practice in which our firm engages.
Child abuse involves any type of sexual offense committed on a child, in the presence of a child, or using a child. These are serious crimes for which a Tallahassee sex crime lawyer is an absolute must in your defense. If convicted of child abuse crimes, you may be required to register as a sex offender, possibly for life. Read more about
Florida has some of the strictest laws in the nation regarding the criminal offense of child molestation. If you are convicted of touching a child under the age of fifteen in a sexual manner, you should immediately seek experienced legal counsel. Read more about
The sale or distribution of child pornography is a serious offense. Even the possession of child pornography can result in criminal charges. Allegations of this crime can ruin your reputation, your career, and your personal relationships. You will need an experienced and resourceful attorney to defend you. Read more about
Date rape involves forced sexual activity against another's will, which can occur between dating partners and others involved in intimate relationships. An accusation of date rape can damage your reputation and taint your future. It requires the experienced legal defense work of a Tallahassee sex crime attorney from our firm. Read more about
You can be charged with exploitation if you attempt to use another individual, whether adult or child, in sexual activity for your gratification or for personal gain. Sexual exploitation can involve pornography, prostitution, or forcing another to engage in sexual relations against their will. To find out more about exploitation sex crimes, read exploitation.
Failure to Register
Strict laws govern sex offender registration in Florida. If you fail to register as a convicted sex felon, you may be charged with a new felony which can result in prison time and heavy financial penalties. To avoid these harsh penalties, you should have a strong legal defense. Read more about failure to register.
If you expose your genitals to another person in a public place, you can be charged with indecent exposure. This includes exposing yourself via a webcam or on the internet. Allegations of indecent exposure can damage your reputation, jeopardize your career and social relationships. Click here to read more about indecent exposure.
Prostitution involves financial gain for sexual activity. Even though it may be considered a minor offense, if you are convicted of prostitution you face possible jail time. Repeat offenders may face prison time as well as other penalties. Some prostitution crimes are charged as felonies. Click here to read more about prostitution.
Being accused of rape is a serious situation which requires the skilled and aggressive legal representation of a Tallahassee sex crime lawyer at our firm. A rape conviction can land you in prison for many years and result in having to register as a sex offender for life, which can impede your future housing and employment. Click to learn more about rape.
If you force, threaten, or coerce another into sexual activity, you can be charged with sexual assault. You may be charged with a felony, punishable by heavy fines and prison terms. If charged with this crime, you should immediately seek legal help. Read more about sexual assault.
Having sexual relations with an individual who is below the age of 18 can result in statutory rape charges. You can find yourself accused of this crime after consensual sexual relations when it is discovered that your partner was a minor. Read more about statutory rape.
Understanding the criminal process which follows an investigation or formal charges in a sex crime case is crucial. Having a skilled Tallahassee sex crime attorney at your side throughout every stage of the process can ensure that your legal rights are protected and you are treated fairly throughout. Read more about the criminal process.
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