Sexual Abuse Defense Lawyer in Miami
Federal Sex Crime Defense Attorney: Sexual Abuse of a Child
Certain types of sexual abuse cases are charged in federal court, including those that fall under §2244, abusive sexual contact. Any person in federal prison or under the jurisdiction of the U.S. who engages in unwanted sexual contact with another person, against their will and without their permission will be charged in federal court. The penalties can range from fines to imprisonment up to 6 months. When the violation is under §2241, aggravated sexual abuse and a sexual act took place, the penalty can be up to 10 years in federal prison. When the case involves a child under the age of 12, the penalties are doubled. The danger of serious repercussions is so great that every effort to defend you against the charges should be undertaken without delay. Attorney Michael Mirer has the extensive experience in defending serious federal sex crime accusations that you will need to fight for your freedom in court.
Sexual Abuse Charges in Miami
There may be no accusation that evokes more of an emotional response and public outcry than the sexual abuse of a child. If you have been accused of sexual abuse, every aspect of your life can be affected. Your family, your job, your reputation and your future are all at great risk. The police and prosecution will aggressively build their case against you fully utilizing the tremendous resources they have available to them. There is no doubt that facing these charges is an intimidating ordeal but it is important to remember that you do have rights. You need to contact a proven Miami sex crime lawyer as soon as you are able. The Law Office of Michael Mirer, P.A. will aggressively fight to protect your rights against a zealous prosecution. The firm has the experience and resources that you can rely on for an effective defense.
Sexual abuse of a child involves a sexual act being committed on a child aged 12 or under. If convicted of this crime the defendant may receive a penalty of up to life in prison. If you receive a shorter prison term, after your release you will be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of your life. There are many factors that involved in these cases making it especially important that you have a knowledgeable attorney by your side. Michael Mirer is a former prosecutor who has an extraordinary understanding of how law enforcement and the district attorney's office approaches cases where sexual abuse has been alleged. He will thoroughly investigate your case to determine your legal choices. An investigation may reveal motivations on the part of the accuser or someone orchestrating an accusation. His hard-hitting and reliable firm will fight for you.
Much like accusations of molestation or solicitation of a minor, a child abuse complaint can quickly ruin your reputation as well as threaten your future and your freedom. Mr. Mirer's firm appreciates what you are going through and the emotional turmoil such an accusation can cause. He will always treat you with respect and dignity. He knows that false allegations have ruined many lives and he will fight hard to prevent that from happening to you.
His firm also understands that sometimes good people make a mistake but do not deserve the harsh penalties sought by the prosecution. He has the demonstrated ability to confidently represent his clients in strategic negotiation with the prosecution seeking a reduction or dismissal of charges. Michael Mirer's noteworthy ability in the courtroom established in over 100 trials has attracted the attention of his peers as he gives lectures on cross-examination to other attorneys seeking to advance their legal education. His highly skilled and resourceful firm stands ready to vigorously defend you.
Contact a Miami sexual abuse attorney from the firm without delay for a free initial consultation. Michael Mirer may be able to help you avoid the harsh penalties and damage to your reputation if you are facing child abuse charges.