Sex Crimes

Sarasota Sex Crime Attorney

Defending Against Sex Crime Charges in Florida

Sex crimes are one of the most serious offenses to be charged within Florida. Aside from incarceration, substantial fines, and other criminal penalties, a convicted sex offender will face social consequences, such as:

  • Diminished reputation
  • Limited job opportunities because of a criminal record
  • Broken relationships

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 six months.

Contact our Sarasota sex crime attorney at The Law Office of Wyndel G. Darville, PLLC today for a free case evaluation.

What are the Penalties for Sex Crimes in Florida?

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.

Contact Our Sex Crimes Attorney in Sarasota Today

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 sex crime defense lawyer today for the legal assistance your case requires.

Recent Victories

Wyndel's goal is not just case resolution; it's about empowering his clients to overcome their challenges and find hope, healing, and stability once again.

  • Dismissed Aggravated Battery

    Client was charged with Aggravated Battery (a 2nd-degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison) that occurred at a public park. He was accused of striking an individual and breaking his jaw. Police were called...

  • Charge Dropped Carrying a Concealed Firearm

    Client was confronted by law enforcement regarding an outstanding warrant on an unrelated charge. She was in possession of a backpack with a purse on the inside. Search incident to arrest...

  • Full Acquittal Criminal Use of Personal Identification Information

    Client was accused of using personal identification information of third person for purposes of harassment. The Client was put on trial and the State introduced evidence of the alleged offense...

  • Dismissed Domestic Battery

    Client was accused of battering her boyfriend during a custody exchange. During the investigation...

  • Case Dismissed Domestic Battery

    Client was charged for a physical altercation with his wife. Upon further investigation by the defense time, we were able to show the prosecution, that it the client was acting in self-defense...

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