Miami Sex Crime Attorney
Unlawful Sex with a Minor Charges in Miami
Under the Florida Criminal Code section 794.011, an adult engaging in a sexual act with a minor between 12 and 18 years of age is committing sexual battery which is a first-degree felony punishable by fines and the potential for a 30 year prison sentence. If the child involved in the alleged crime is under 12 years old, you could be facing life in prison. If you are being investigated or if you have been charged for sex with a minor, it is essential that you contact a Miami sex crimes defense lawyer at your first opportunity. The police and prosecution will aggressively pursue their case against you , as is their duty. The Law Office of Michael Mirer, P.A. will represent you and fight to defend you against these dangerous criminal accusations.
Federal Sex Crime Defense Attorney
When charged at a federal level it is usually due to the use of the mail, electronic media or other communication system to contact and coerce a minor to engage in sexual activity. Under §2422 and §2423, you could face a prison term of up to 30 years if you are convicted of sex with a minor. If you have a prior criminal record, you could be facing even a longer sentence. Those that travel to other countries with the purpose of having sex with a minor will be facing federal charges and the potential of decades of incarceration in a federal facility.
The laws concerning sex with a minor are complicated the degree of the charges against you will be based upon a variety of factors, including the age of the child; whether there were injuries or a weapon involved, as well as your prior criminal history. Michael Mirer is Assistant State Attorney for Miami-Dade County, and as such, has a deep insight into the criminal justice system and how to navigate through it for the benefit of the criminally accused. He will work closely with you to make sure that you understand what you are facing and you are kept up to date about any developments or behind-the-scenes negotiations in your case and how they could affect you. Mr. Mirer will methodically examine your case, interview law enforcement officers and any witnesses in order to develop a strategic defense.
Safeguarding Your Rights in Miami
As we are all aware, sex crimes are deplored by our society. A criminal accusation of sex with a minor, lewd conduct or sexual assault should be carefully managed from the moment of your arrest . At Mr. Mirer's firm you will always be treated with dignity and respect. He understands that false accusations are not uncommon and you have the absolute right to defend yourself against these serious charges. If you are charged in federal court, act quickly. The firm will immediately move forward with any possible defense actions.
Contact a Miami sex crimes defense lawyer from the firm right away to make sure that you are professionally represented by a determined advocate who will fight for you every step of the way.