An Overview Of Sex Crimes
Criminal Defense in Fort Pierce, Florida
If you have been arrested and charged with a sex crime in the state of Florida, then you could face some very serious penalties for conviction, and it is highly important that you have skilled representation on your side to help fight the charges against you. There are many different types of offenses which could be considered a sex crime, and there are varying penalties for conviction of each. To protect yourself during an investigation and build a successful defense, it is necessary to seek legal representation if you are facing charges for any of the following sex crimes:
- Prostitution (engaging on either side)
- Child pornography (possession, creation, distribution)
- Rape (including statutory)
- Solicitation of a minor
- Indecent exposure
- Sexual harassment
The penalties that you could face for a criminal conviction of a sex crime may include jail or prison time for a number of years, hefty fines, and many others. Probably the most serious penalty that you will face for a sex crime conviction is sex offender registration. This is a record that carries a severe social stigma as well as other effects, and it will follow you for the rest of your life. It is important to know that you could be denied housing, employment, bank loans, and other benefits that require a background check. To avoid these consequences, you need the help of a Fort Pierce criminal defense attorney who can fight to make sure that you are not wrongfully convicted of a sex crime.
Dedicated to Providing Excellent Representation
I am dedicated to helping my clients pursue the results that they need for their futures. If you have been arrested and charged with a sex crime, then you can look to me for the skillful, experienced, and highly aggressive representation that you need to pursue a favorable outcome. Contact a For Pierce sex crime lawyer at T. Charles Shafer, Attorney at Law PLLC. today to discuss the charges that have been brought against you and to learn how you can fight the allegations.
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