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Arrested for Sexual Abuse in Fort Lauderdale?

Talk to a Fort Lauderdale Sex Crime Lawyer

Sexual abuse encompasses a broad range of crimes, and the law discerns these based on the severity of the offense as well as the age of the victim. Sexual abuse of a child may mean molestation, and sexual abuse of an adult could mean rape or another form of forced sexual contact.

What should I do if I have been charged?

These types of cases are always emotionally charged for victims and their families. Jurors also tend to favor the victim’s side when they first learn about the nature of the crime. It is up to the defense team to prove that the evidence in the trial is not strong enough to convict the accused.

Sexual abuse charges may include:

It is necessary to hire a defense attorney if you have been accused of a sex crime or sexual abuse. You have rights under the law. Yet, the legal system is often difficult to navigate because it can be very complicated. This is when you will need an attorney who has handled these types of cases and is ready to fight.

Defending someone against a crime charge requires meticulous and thorough research into the facts of the case. Our attorneys look at every possible situation to find a solution that works in our clients’ best interests. We also look into the alleged victim’s background to determine their motives. They may have a hidden agenda or other reasons why they wish to accuse you, which can be used in your favor.

We are former prosecutors and are on your side!

Collectively, the attorneys at Hager & Schwartz, P.A. have 40+ years of experience. This is one of the ways we work to protect you from serious and life-altering penalties, which may include fines, imprisonment, and court-ordered registration as a sex offender, which will be publicly available information. It is our mission to protect you from blemishes on your record and other damaging effects of sexual abuse charges.

Serious offenses need serious legal representation. Contact our Fort Lauderdale sex crime attorneys today for a no-cost case evaluation.

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