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Luring or Enticing a Child

Miami Sex Crime Attorney

Under Florida state law, it is strictly against the law to lure or entice a child into a building, car, or any enclosed space without a reasonable excuse. Due to the high potential for serious harm that could befall a child lured by an adult with unlawful intentions, law enforcement officers tend to take child luring accusations very seriously. In these kinds of situations, most people would rather risk arresting an innocent individual than put a child in danger. With this in mind, if you have been arrested or accused of luring a child, it is absolutely essential that you speak with a Miami sex crime attorney immediately.

Coercion and Enticement of a child to travel between states for any sexual activity will be charged in federal court. Under §2422, the punishment can include a sentence to federal prison for a term of up to 30 years as well as fines. When interstate mail, the internet, or other electronic media was used the federal criminal justice system gets involved, this is an exceptionally dangerous situation, requiring a skilled federal sex crime defense attorney to get involved at once.

The Importance of Retaining a Knowledgeable Defense Lawyer

The laws pertaining to luring or enticing a child into a structure or other enclosed space do make allowances for individuals who meant the child no harm. If you acted out of the need to protect that child from harm or to safeguard the child's health or safety, a good lawyer will be able to easily clear your name. If it can be proven that you had unlawful intentions towards the child, you could face fines, jail time, and designation as a "sex predator." If you have prior sex offender convictions your crime is considered a felony punishable by a minimum of 25 years in prison.

Attorney Michael Mirer, as a former Assistant State Attorney for Miami-Dade County, has extensive trial and courtroom experience, including appearing at over 100 trials. If you are facing federal charges involving enticing a child, the firm should be contacted at once.

Choose a Skilled Sex Crime Lawyer in Miami-Dade

No matter what the circumstances of your case may be attorney Michael Mirer can fight to ensure that your side of the story gets heard. Many luring a child cases stem from a misunderstanding. Attorney Mirer will aggressively work to clear your name and protect your reputation. The effects of mandatory sex offender registration can be devastating. It can destroy your personal life and end your professional career. A skilled and knowledgeable attorney will be able to negotiate on your behalf so that you will not have to suffer the serious consequences of being convicted of luring or enticing a child.

Contact a Miami sex crime attorney today to learn about your options to fight luring a child charges.

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