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FEB. 27 2019
Sex Offense Attorney West Palm Beach| What Makes a Good Lawyer
Sex Offense Attorney West Palm Beach| What Makes a Good Lawyer

With so many Sex Offense Attorney West Palm Beach, how do you know who could represent you best? Sex is a delicate subject and sex crimes require an attorney that has years of experience and expertise dealing with this matter. To help you choose a sex offense attorney wisely, here are some qualities to look for.

 

Excel in Detailed Investigation

 

If you have been charged with a sex crime, this is something not to be taken lightly. This could cost you your reputation, rights, and freedom. A good attorney knows that he needs to conduct a thorough …

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APR. 17 2018
Sex Offense Attorney in West Palm Beach | Sexual Predator Classification
Sex Offense Attorney in West Palm Beach | Sexual Predator Classification

When it comes time to hire a sex offense attorney in West Palm Beach, you have come to a serious moment in your life. So, you need to have a full understanding of what is ahead of you, including what defines a sexual predator. To learn more about this classification, keep reading.

 

What is a Sexual Predator?

 

The term sexual predator, unfortunately, is heard more and more often. A sexual predator is someone who with a conviction of a sexually violent offense according to Florida Statue. Plus, this includes someone civilly committed under the Florida Jimmy …

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NOV. 7 2016
What Florida Means by “Sexual Battery” – and How It’s Penalized
What Florida Means by “Sexual Battery” – and How It’s Penalized
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Sexual harassment. Sexual assault. Sexual battery. Rape.

 

These days, it seems like stories about high-profile sex crime allegations are everywhere. Accusations of these types of crimes have led to the downfall of  celebrities like Bill Cosby, caused many prominent Republicans to withdraw their endorsements from Donald Trump, and hurt his overall chances of getting elected.

 

But though the media often uses many of these terms interchangeably, they mean very different things. Not only that, but the legal definition can change depending on how the laws are written from state-to-state.

 

This is particularly important to note if you …

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JULY  5 2016
Former OSU Athlete Arrested for Sexual Assault over Spring Break
Former OSU Athlete Arrested for Sexual Assault over Spring Break
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The 6-month jail sentence of Stanford swimmer Brock Turner has sparked a national discussion on the proper penalties for college athletes who commit sexual assault and other related crimes. Last week, this discussion resurfaced due to a crime that crosses state lines.

 

Brandon Sheperd, 23, was arrested and charged with sexual battery after he was accused of raping a woman while on spring break in Panama City Beach, Florida. The woman reported that after she went to sleep with her clothes on, she awoke to find a man on top of her. A warrant was issued for Sheperd’s arrest …

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FEB. 18 2016
Understanding Sexual Battery Laws in Florida
Understanding Sexual Battery Laws in Florida
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If someone accuses you of rape you are obviously facing an extremely serious situation.  In Florida, that accusation is referred to as “sexual battery.”

 

A conviction for this kind of charge can and likely would ruin your life.  So, if you have been accused of “rape,” or “sexual battery” you need to fight back with the strongest defense strategy possible.

 

You also need to understand the law itself.  Below you’ll find information about sexual battery in Florida, and what options are available to you to protect your rights.
 

Overview of Sexual Battery

 

If a sexual battery …

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