Sex crimes against children are a very sensitive and emotional issue for many people who care about children:
- Parents and other family members
- Teachers and schools
- Social workers
- Child protection services professionals
- Child advocates
- Law enforcement
Orlando Sex Crimes Against Children | Defense Lawyer
Politicians often promise to "crack down on" crimes including crimes sex crimes against children as a way of galvanizing strong public sentiment. If you have been charged with a sex crime involving a child, it is especially important to talk to a lawyer as soon as possible, while a case is "fresh." Consult with an experienced sex crimes defense attorney before talking to police investigators, social workers who ask to discuss an incident or any other person who appears to be probing for information related to allegations of any sex crime involving children:
- Internet child pornography manufacture or distribution
- Solicitation of a minor for sex
- Lewd behavior in the presence of children
- Grooming of underage girls or boys for prostitution
- Child molestation, including improper touching
It is important for you to understand that an accusation does not equal guilt and conviction. In order for you to be convicted of a sex crime, you must be proven guilty as charged. Often, when we investigate allegations of sex crimes against children, we find that children's testimony has been tainted by the influence of adults. Sex crimes against children are often cited in child custody cases.
Did your child's other parent feed words and ideas to your child, resulting in testimony from your son or daughter that was obviously heavily coached? Is there a history of false accusations from this particular child that calls his or her credibility into question as a complaining witness to an alleged sex crime? These and other questions are important to address with a trusted attorney.
The Law Offices of Mark L. Horwitz, P.A., defends clients in sex crime cases in Florida, circuit and appellate courts, U.S. federal district courts, courts of appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Contact our Orlando law office to schedule an appointment to discuss your situation with a lawyer
Experienced Florida Child Sex Crime Defense Attorney
Our attorneys use aggressive and effective defense strategies to minimize the negative impact of evidence, charges and penalties. For thorough criminal defense representation, contact the Law Offices of Mark L. Horwitz in Orlando, Florida. Call our law office at (407) 401-7224 or (866) 784-0023.
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