Lewd and Lascivious Conduct can generally be defined as the touching of a person under the age of 16. Section 800.04 of the Florida Statutes deals with a number of lewd and lascivious acts, with special considerations given regarding the ages of the accused and the accuser.
At The Umansky Law Firm, our sex crime defense lawyers represent clients in lewd and lascivious conduct cases in Orlando. As former prosecutors, we have full knowledge of how the prosecution will build the case against you, and know how put together a defense that can help mitigate some of the detrimental consequences of a sex crime conviction. Get us on your side as soon as possible to begin fighting the charges.
If you are convicted of lewd and lascivious conduct, the penalties you face will depend upon your age and other facts of the case. The following sections of the Florida Statutes provides details on the possible punishments:
Anyone can be accused of lewd and lascivious behavior, including teachers, family members, coaches and neighbors. Our defense attorneys understand the role that false accusations can play in these cases. We can analyze and identify if the accuser was motivated to make false allegations or even determine if the accuser was pressured into making the accusation. As your defense attorneys, we strive to get to the root cause of the allegations, break down the prosecution’s case and protect your rights and future.
Our lawyers represent adults and minors in Orlando and the surrounding areas charged with lewd and lascivious conduct offenses. If you or someone you care about has been charged with lewd and lascivious conduct, do not hesitate to talk to our attorneys. To schedule a free consultation, call us or contact us online.
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