Florida sex crimes carry a stigma, a potential lifelong consequences. Sex crimes in Florida are the only crime that, allows the state to publicize your history every time you move to a new neighborhood. The police can alert everyone about your previous history.
When you are charged with a sex crime in Jacksonville, you need an experienced Jacksonville Sex Crimes Attorney to protect your rights. The lawyers at the Law Office of David M. Goldman has represented many people accused of sex crimes in Florida.
It can be your first experience with the criminal justice system when first accused of a sex crime,
Sex crimes are very different that other criminal cases. Often there is little or no physical evidence of the sex crime. Sometimes there is DNA or testimony from other people. It is important that you have your case reviewed by a sex crime attorney who will understand how to defend against prosecution and the stigma that is associated with a conviction.
Before speaking with the police or an investigator you should talk with an attorney first. Often one's own words are used to convict them.
Punishment for sex crimes is significant, and some charges carry a mandatory life prison sentence. Other potential penalties are jail and prison sentences, required sex offender registration and sex offender probation.
Our Jacksonville Sex Crimes Law Firm represents people accused of Internet pornography, soliciting for prostitution, criminal transmission of HIV, sexual battery/rape, capital sexual battery, date rape, lewd and lascivious conduct, statutory rape, child molestation, failure to register as a sex offender and indecent exposure.