We can help reduce the stigma of a sex offense charge.
Your future is our primary concern.
Often, people charged wtih a sex offense may carry that stigma for the rest of their lives, even if they were falsely accused and the charges are dropped or they are found not guilty following a jury trial. If you are convicted of a sex crime, which may include a sexual act between two consenting minors, you could be ordered to register as a sex offender or sexual predator for the rest of your life. As your criminal defense lawyers, our first priority is to try to help you avoid prosecution and permanent damage to your life and reputation.
The Fleming approach to sexual misconduct charges is to doeverything possible to make sure the parties involved have access torehabilitation services. We also take every measure to protect teens from lewdand lascivious behavior charges.
Florida laws carry severe penalties for sex offenses.
With the recent enactment of the CyberCrimes Against Children Act of 2007, there is more at stake than ever before if you are charged wtih possession of child pornography and internet solicitation of children. For example, the maximum penalty for possession, a second-degree felony, is now 15 years. For distribution, a first-degree felony, it's a maximum of 30 years. It's therefore important to contact a competent, experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as you know you are under investigation for a sex crime.
Free case assessment to explain your rights
When you come in for your case assessment, our lawyers will explain the potential penalties for your sex offense charges, your available options including trial, how a close analysis of the evidence against you can be used in your defense, and sex offender registration requirements. Call us today to schedule a free case assessment at (727) 323-4020 or click here to contact us online.The Fleming Law Group is a criminal defense law firm based in St. Petersburg, Florida, headed by former state prosecutor Lucas Fleming. Our team of experienced criminal lawyers is also available to meet with clients in Tampa and Clearwater. The lawyers at The Fleming Law Group represent clients in criminal matters throughout the Tampa Bay area in Pinellas, Hillsborough, Pasco, Manatee, and Sarasota Counties, Florida, including Saint Petersburg, St. Pete Beach, Clearwater, Largo, Seminole, Gulfport, Tampa, Oldsmar, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Tarpon Springs, Bradenton, Sarasota, and all surrounding areas.
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