Sexual Battery & Rape Lawyer
Broward County Criminal Defense Attorney
Sexual battery and rape is a serious Florida sex crime that involves forced sexual intercourse or other type of sexual act. Although often referred to as rape, by Florida law it is known as sexual battery. This offense is most often charged as a felony, resulting in a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment in state prison as well as sex offender registration - often for life. These types of charges are very serious, and require the assistance of a highly skilled criminal defense attorney to protect your rights. As an experienced trial attorney with a background as a former prosecutor, attorney Mirer has what it takes to defend clients against the most serious of sex crime charges, including those involving rape and sexual battery.
Penalties For Broward County Rape Charges
Rape and sexual battery are defined as forced, unwanted or nonconsensual intercourse or sexual acts with another person that include various forms of sexual contact. Although normally involving a sexual organ, foreign objects are sometimes used forcibly in a rape or sexual act that would also be charged as sexual battery. The penalties for rape and sexual battery in Florida are extremely severe, with certain sexual battery acts being classified as capital felonies, punishable by life imprisonment. There are many factors that affect the potential charges and sentences, including the age of the offender and victim, prior criminal record, as well as the severity of the sexual battery acts themselves.
When facing this type of charges, you need the highest quality legal counsel to fight these criminal charges. Experienced and aggressive criminal defense lawyer Michael Mirer offers a free confidential initial consultation to discuss your particular case and what he can do to assist you.
Sexual Battery and Rape charges are a serious matter, contact the Law Offices of Michael Mirer to aggressively defend you!