Criminal charges always feel daunting. Whether you are a loved one were arrested or charged with a sex or child abuse, thinking about the consequences can be overwhelming. Even if you haven’t been arrested yet, discovering that you’re being investigated for a sex or child abuse crime can result in a lot of anxiety about your future.
If you, or someone you know, is facing sex or child abuse charges – you’ve come to the right place. Rossen Law Firm has several years of experience providing a compassionate and expert defense to sex and child abuse criminal charges in South Florida.
What is a Sex or Child Abuse Crime?
On a base level, a sex crime is any act involving unlawful sexual activity. There are a wide array of sex crimes in Florida and each crime carries its own distinctive definition and potential penalties.
Child abuse is an intentional act that causes or has the potential to cause physical or mental injury to any person under 18 years of age. Anyone responsible for a child’s wellbeing, such as parents, guardians, and caretakers, are subject to child abuse law and any relevant criminal child abuse charges in South Florida.