Sex Crimes Defense Lawyer in West Palm Beach, FL
Take Action to Protect Your Rights Following a Palm Beach County Sex Crime Arrest
If you have been arrested and charged with a sex crime in Florida, you need to take immediate action to protect yourself and your future by contacting a West Palm Beach sex crime lawyer. Crimes of a sexual nature are prosecuted aggressively, and without effective, experienced representation, you may be facing immense penalties.
At The Pakett Law Group, PA, founding attorney Brian Pakett takes pride in offering aggressive and reliable defense for our clients. We take the time to get to know you and your situation and develop a personalized strategy that could greatly benefit your case.
Why Choose Us?
Mr. Pakett’s understanding of criminal law and his skill as a trial lawyer sets him apart. He has continuously been recognized as a top criminal defense attorney in Florida and New York and was recently named "Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers" and listed among the 2021 Palm Beach Illustrated Top Lawyers.
If you have been arrested and charged with rape, sexual assault, indecent exposure, or any sex crime, call (561) 286-8411 and schedule a free case evaluation with a West Palm Beach sex crime lawyer today.
What Are Sex Crimes in Florida?
In the year 2018, there were a total of 1,382 sex offense-related arrests statewide according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. Of these, 122 of the offenders were juveniles and 1,260 were adults. 112 of these occurred in Palm Beach County.
Florida Statutes recognizes a wide variety of crimes as sex crimes. Florida is strict when it comes to penalizing sex crimes and almost all offenses are charged as felonies. You may be facing first, second, or third-degree felonies depending on what your specific crime was, the age of the victim, if you are a repeat offender, or if there was violence or forced used in committing the crime.
Sex crimes include:
- Exposure of sexual organs
- Lewd and lascivious behavior
- Lewd or lascivious exhibition in the presence of an employee
- Lewd or lascivious offenses committed upon or in the presence of an elderly person or disabled person
- Offenses against students by authority figures
- Sexual battery (rape)
- Unlawful sex with minors (statutory rape)
- Unnatural and lascivious acts
If you are convicted of any sex crime in Florida, you will have to register yourself with the FDLE’s Sexual Offender and Predator System. This registry is public information and includes your name, age, gender, race, home address, identifiable information, the type of offense you were convicted of, your place of employment, and what sentencing you served for the crime. Having the help of an experienced West Palm Beach sex crime lawyer can help you avoid this and other devastating consequences.
Free Consultation Regarding Your Sexual Assault Charges in West Palm Beach
You need to take action to protect yourself after an arrest. As your advocates, the West Palm Beach sex crime attorney at The Pakett Law Group, PA will look into all the information regarding your charges and draft an aggressive defense for your case. We have successfully assisted countless clients in overcoming their legal troubles, and we may be able to help you. Also serving Lake Worth, Wellington, & Delray Beach and throughout Palm Beach County.
If you want a lawyer that will do everything to help you, Brian Pakett is the lawyer for you.
- Not Afraid to Fight For You in Court
- Quick Response Time for All Clients
- Easily Available in Your Time of Need