Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors Criminal Defense Attorney to Fight your South Florida Charge

a young girl sits on her bed in her fort lauderdale home. The bed spread is pink, she has her computer out and is on her Phone. The image is meant to depict an unlawful sexual act in Florida, as many of these crimes begin online in someway Facing an Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors criminal charge in Florida can feel daunting, but Rossen Law Firm is here to guide you through the legal process and defend your rights.

 

What is an Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors Crime in Florida? 

The crime of Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors is committed when a person 24 years of age or older participates in consensual sexual activity with a person 16 or 17 years of age. This is different from statutory rape crimes in Florida.

FLA. STAT. § 794.05 (2019) 

 

CONSEQUENCES OF UNLAWFUL SEXUAL ACTIVITY WITH CERTAIN MINORS IN FLORIDA

The crime of Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors is a second-degree felony, punishable by up to 15 years in prison, 15 years of sex offender probation, and a $10,000 fine.

 

Under Florida’s Criminal Punishment Code, Unlawful Sexual Activity with Minors is assigned a Level 6 offense severity ranking. The minimum sentence for a person convicted is 5½ years in prison.

 

UNLAWFUL SEXUAL ACTIVITY WITH CERTAIN MINORS CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN SOUTH FLORIDA

If you’re looking at an Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors charge - you’ve come to the right place. Rossen Law Firm has extensive experience providing a compassionate and professional defense to Unlawful Sexual Activity with Minors charges.

 

Facing an Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors charge is hard enough. It’s our job to guide you to success. We'll explain everything and answer any questions you may have. We keep you involved the entire throughout every stage of your case, filling you in on our strategy, how the legal system works, and exactly what’s happening in your case.   

 

Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors Defenses in Florida

  • False Allegations: Sometimes, accusers make allegations that are not true out of spite, jealousy, manipulation, or coercion. If the alleged victim’s accusations are untrue, this could be used as a basis for defense.

  • Diminished Capacity: The defendant may have had diminished capacity or mental instability at the time of the offense; a possible defense is that the defendant did not have the intention or mental state to commit the crime.  

  • Mistaken Identity: The victim may have been assaulted by someone who is not the defendant but may be uncertain about the identity of the person. Eyewitnesses may have identified the wrong person or recognized the defendant from a different encounter.  

Free Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors Criminal Defense Strategy Session in South Florida 

We handle Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors cases of all sorts. We know how to protect your rights and provide you with an aggressive defense to your specific charges. 

 

Give our office a call if you’re facing an Unlawful Sexual Activity with Certain Minors charge. After we’ve heard your story, we’ll go through the charges against you, the criminal process and the minimum and maximum penalties associated with your charges. One mistake shouldn’t have the power to ruin your life - that’s why we’re here.

 

Our firm offers FREE strategy sessions so we can create an initial defense strategy for your case and you’ll know what to expect from our firm and the criminal justice system.

 

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