Archive for the ‘Sex Crimes’ Category

  • Acts that are Considered Child Molestation in Florida

    Posted in Sex Crimes on July 29, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney

    The National Center for Victims of Crime estimates that one in five girls and one in 20 boys in the United States will be the victim of child sexual abuse, such as child molestation. Exact figures are hard to determine, as definitions of sex abuse and molestation vary by state and many victims do not […]

  • Indecent Exposure: What It Is and How It’s Punished

    Posted in Sex Crimes on July 7, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney

    Charged with indecent exposure? You could face steep penalties, including jail time and fines. Related sex crimes may carry steeper penalties and require registration as a sexual offender. What is considered indecent exposure? Most people think of the term “flashing,” which describes someone exposing his or her private parts for his or her own sexual […]

  • Child Pornography Charges: Laws, Penalties & What to Expect

    Posted in Sex Crimes on July 1, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney

    A child pornography charge can result in punishment that significantly alters an individual’s life. Even an accusation can have long-lasting implications on the individual’s reputation, so if you stand accused, familiarize yourself with applicable laws and what to expect during the investigation and legal process. What constitutes child pornography in Florida? According to Florida Statute […]

  • Indecent Exposure: Actions that Could Get You Charged

    Posted in Sex Crimes on June 29, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney

    Florida Statute §800.03 details the rules surrounding indecent exposure in the state, and the penalties are fairly harsh. Many people don’t realize that what they think are just funny pranks could land them in jail. Florida’s Indecent Exposure Laws Florida code states, “It is unlawful to expose or exhibit one’s sexual organs in public or […]

  • What is the difference between a sexual predator and offender?

    Posted in Sex Crimes on February 26, 2013 by South Florida Criminal Attorney

    Sexual predators and offenders are those convicted of sex crimes. Predators have been convicted of a first-degree or two second-degree felony sex crimes.