Sarasota Sex Crime Lawyer
Defending Rape, Sexual Assault & Other Sexual Offenses
Sex crimes are one of the most serious offenses to be charged with in Florida.
Aside from incarceration, substantial fines, and other criminal penalties,
a convicted sex offender will face social consequences, such as a diminished
reputation, limited job opportunities because of a criminal record, and
Every individual convicted of a sexually related offense is designated
as a sex offender and required to comply with the sex offender registration
laws. For the remainder of a convicted person's life, a sex offender
is required to update his or her residence information every three to
Sex Crime Penalties
In general, conviction for sex crimes results in harsh penalties. The more
severe the sex crime, the more serious the consequences can be upon conviction.
Some common sex crimes include lewd or lascivious battery, which can result
in a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison.
Sexual battery is a crime that carries the most severe penalties in Florida.
People convicted of rape may face up to a lifetime sentence in prison,
but no less than nine years. Unlawful sex with a minor, commonly referred
to as statutory rape, can be penalized with a minimum of 5 and a maximum
of 15 years in prison.
Obtain Defense from The Law Office of Wyndel G. Darville, PLLC
If you have been arrested or charged with any type of sex crime in Sarasota,
Florida, my firm encourages you to secure experienced legal assistance
at once. I offer a free, 30-minute initial case evaluation and am always
available to advise you on the proper course of action to take. At The
Law Office of Wyndel G. Darville, PLLC, I have the tools and legal resources
to protect your freedom and help you navigate the legal process you face.
Retain me as your
Sarasota criminal defense lawyer today for the legal assistance your case requires.