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Category Archives: Sex Crimes

2 instances when you can be charged with date rape in Florida

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Being accused of sexual assault is a big deal. Besides a long prison time, a ruined reputation and a slot in the sex offenders’ register, a conviction can also impact other aspects of your life like your career and ability to rent a property. And if you are not a citizen, you may be… Read More »

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Prohibited defenses against lewd and lascivious molestation

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Children’s natural innocence can sometimes cause them to misunderstand certain situations. This makes them more susceptible to potential harm. In such cases, ensuring their safety becomes our top priority. Defenses centered around a child’s consent or lack of understanding due to their age might not have a strong legal basis. Recognizing these banned defenses… Read More »

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Consequences of revenge porn

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People can behave irrationally after a breakup. Unfortunately, distributing revenge porn is one way some try to get even with their exes. Resentment can push individuals to upload or share their former partner’s intimate photos or videos without consent to hurt them emotionally or blackmail them. Sharing or posting intimate pictures or videos without… Read More »

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Penalties for date rape charges

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With the devastating fact that one in six women in Florida is a victim of rape, it is understandable why the law is especially harsh on sex offenders. Date rape, the act of using intoxicating substances to incapacitate someone and engage in non-consensual sexual activity, falls under sexual battery. A sexual battery conviction has… Read More »

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Do not take a sex crime accusation lightly

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One of the most heinous crimes a person can be accused of are sexually charged. Once convicted as a sex offender your life will never be the same. You will need to register as a sex offender so that people know where you live. It will be difficult to find employment. You cannot go… Read More »

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