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Overview of Rape Charges in Florida

Defense from a Miami Sex Crime Lawyer

There are few accusations more serious than rape. An arrest on rape charges can change your life in an instant. An accusation of having committed rape can damage your personal and professional reputation forever. If convicted, based upon the circumstances of the charges, you could face a prison sentence of 9 years. When the accusations involve a disabled person, you a life sentence could be imposed upon you.

Rape cases most often involve two very different versions of events. Many people have been accused of rape that were involved in a consensual act, but the other individual involved later regretted the act, or other circumstances led them to making accusations of rape. Contact a seasoned lawyer as soon as you possibly can.

The Law Office of Michael Mirer, P.A. has a proven track-record of success achieving results for their clients and can review the evidence against you to determine how to move forward with defending you in court.

Types of Rape Charges

Under Florida rape law, rape is considered to be a first-degree felony if the victim is threatened with violence, is physically or mentally unable to resist, or has been given a narcotic to render them defenseless. Other examples of rape crimes include:

If you are convicted of rape, you will be required to register as a sex offender, allowing your picture, address and the rape conviction to be available to anyone who searches for sex offenders in their neighborhood. Attorney Michael Mirer knows exactly what you are going through and is dedicated to providing clients with an aggressive defense. As with any criminal charges, the quality of your defense attorney can have a significant impact on the final outcome of your case. This is the time to have a seasoned defense lawyer with exceptional trial skills managing your case.

Defending Against Rape Charges

Attorney Michael Mirer will vigorously fight for your rights. As a former Assistant State Attorney for Miami-Dade County, he understands how law enforcement and the prosecution operate and will begin an immediate and thorough investigation into your case. He has the proven experience you need to interview witnesses, challenge the evidence against you, or to negotiate with the prosecution to pursue reduced charges or even a dismissal.

Attorney Michael Mirer is prepared to evaluate your rape charges and determine the best strategy for your defense. The firm's involvement can be crucial to your case and it is advised that you contact the firm immediately. Contact a Miami rape defense attorney from the firm immediately if you have been arrested and charged with this crime.

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