Orlando, FL Sex Crimes Attorney
If you have a sex crimes charge filed against you, you need a former prosecutor with sex crimes experience. Sex crimes convictions have life long registration implications. In addition to the possibility of a long prison sentence, a sex crime conviction may affect your ability to get a job and where you can live. The severity of sex crimes are usually associated with the age of the victim. Law Enforcement can even pose as a minor in certain situations or use decoys when no minor is involved which can still result in you being charged with a sex crime. Law Enforcement investigates these crimes extensively and have investigative means to collect all the evidence before you are even arrested. Many Sex Crimes have a minimum mandatory sentence and specific rules of evidence that apply. You need an attorney who knows the police tactics and how to defend you against these allegations.
Common Sex Crimes
- Date Rape
- Sexual Battery
- Sexual Assault
- Failure to Register as Sexual Offender/Predator
- Capital Sexual Battery
- Exposure of Sexual Organs
- Traveling to Meet a Minor
- Solicitation of a Minor
- Lewd and Lascivious Molestation
- Lewd and Lascivious Battery
- Lewd Exhibition
- Possession of Child Pornography
When Every Decision Matters…
Jerry Jenkins is an experienced attorney that was previously assigned to the Orange County State Attorney’s Office Sex Crimes Unit. While in the unit, Jerry handled many of these cases and consulted with other Sex Crimes Prosecutors on other cases. As part of the Sex Crimes Unit, Jerry was involved with the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) task force.
Once reported to Law Enforcement, an investigation begins with collecting evidence to make a case. Then, Law Enforcement will submit all the evidence they collected to the State Attorney’s Office. Anything you say during the investigation will be used against you. If you are under suspicion as a suspect, you should not speak with Law Enforcement without an attorney present.
An attorney being involved early on your behalf means that the attorney can start building a compelling defense case.