Sex Crimes

Sex crimes carry penalties that can be devastating. Just having an accusation of a sex crime against you can ruin your career and family life. If you are facing sex crime accusations you need to take action immediately. You should know what types of sex crime can charge you with in state court. The prosecution must offer a body of proof before a conviction can be obtained. You will receive the best outcome for your case by working with a lawyer who has years of court experience. Finding the best Florida sex crimes defense attorney is your first step in protecting your reputation and liberty.

Sexual Offenses as Defined by the Penal Code

  • Sec. 21.02.CONTINUOUS SEXUAL ABUSE OF YOUNG CHILD OR CHILDREN.
    An offense under this section is a felony of the first degree, punishable by imprisonment in the Florida Department of Criminal Justice for life, or for any term of not more than 99 years or less than 25 years.
  • Sec.21.07.PUBLIC LEWDNESS.
    An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.
  • Sec.21.08.INDECENT EXPOSURE.
    An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor.
  • Sec.21.11.INDECENCY WITH A CHILD.
    An offense under Subsection (a)(1) is a felony of the second degree
    An offense under Subsection (a)(2) is a felony of the third degree.
  • Sec.21.12.IMPROPER RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN EDUCATOR AND STUDENT.
    An offense under this section is a felony of the second degree.
  • Sec.21.15.IMPROPER PHOTOGRAPHY OR VISUAL RECORDING.
    An offense under this section is a state jail felony.
  • Sec.22.011.SEXUAL ASSAULT.
    An offense under this section is a felony of the second degree.
  • Sec.22.021.AGGRAVATED SEXUAL ASSAULT.
    An offense under this section is a felony of the first degree.
  • Sec.25.02.PROHIBITED SEXUAL CONDUCT.
    An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree, unless the offense is committed under Subsection (a)(1), in which event the offense is a felony of the second degree.
  • Sec.43.02.PROSTITUTION. (solicitation and engagement)
    An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor up to a state jail felony.
  • Sec.43.03.PROMOTION OF PROSTITUTION.
    An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.
  • Sec.43.04.AGGRAVATED PROMOTION OF PROSTITUTION.
    An offense under this section is a felony of the third degree.
  • Sec.43.05.COMPELLING PROSTITUTION.
    An offense under this section is a felony of the second degree.
  • Sec.43.22.OBSCENE DISPLAY OR DISTRIBUTION.
    An offense under this section is a Class C misdemeanor.
  • Sec.43.23.OBSCENITY.
    An offense under this section varies from Class C misdemeanor to Felony.
    43.24.SALE, DISTRIBUTION, OR DISPLAY OF HARMFUL MATERIAL TO MINOR.
    An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor unless it is committed under Subsection (b)(3) in which event it is a felony of the third degree.
  • Sec.43.25.SEXUAL PERFORMANCE BY A CHILD.
    An offense under Subsection (b) is a felony of the second degree, except that the offense is a felony of the first degree if the victim is younger than 14 years of age at the time the offense is committed.
    An offense under Subsection (d) is a felony of the third degree, except that the offense is a felony of the second degree if the victim is younger than 14 years of age at the time the offense is committed.
  • Sec.43.251.EMPLOYMENT HARMFUL TO CHILDREN.
    An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.
  • Sec.43.26.POSSESSION OR PROMOTION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY.
    An offense under Subsection (a) is a felony of the third degree.
    An offense under Subsection (e) is a felony of the second degree.

Internet and Sexting Crimes

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Now Is the Time to Take Action

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