Miami Molestation Attorney
Are you facing child molestation charges?
In Florida, child molestation can range from improper touching to lascivious
lewd offenses involving a person who is sixteen or younger. Florida prosecutors take
such an allegation seriously and the penalties for a conviction are most
severe. If you have been accused of this offense or think you might be,
don't wait to consult a
Miami sex crime lawyer who is highly experienced in handling this kind of defense.
Penalties for Child Molestation in Florida
A person under the age of 16 legally cannot consent to engaging in sexual
activity. The penalty for a single act of molestation by a person over
18 with a minor between 12 and 16 years of age can be 15 years in prison.
Molestation of a child less than 12 years of age is punishable by life
in prison or a minimum of 25 years. Both carry mandatory
registration as a sex offender in addition to heavy fines .
Get Help from a Proven Molestation Defense Lawyer in Miami
Sex crimes involving children are vigorously prosecuted. Unfortunately
being innocent is not a sufficient defense. False accusations can be made
and once made not are easily retracted. Prosecutors and investigators
tend to disbelieve a victim's later confession of telling a lie. As
an experienced child molestation defense lawyer, Michael Mirer can provide
the skilled representation you need to protect your reputation and your future.
When your future is at stake you need fearless legal representation from
someone who is firmly in your corner. You should look for extensive
criminal defense experience and the resources to thoroughly investigate and challenge the
evidence against you. A skilled sex crime lawyer at the firm is fully
prepared to go to trial and fight if it is necessary in order to obtain justice.
Contact a Miami child molestation attorney
at the firm who is determined to pursue a successful outcome.