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There are few crimes that can damage one’s reputation and chances for a peaceful future as much as a sex crime. The conviction of a comparatively minor offense can have major consequences; the implications of which can follow you for the rest of your life.
Florida Sex Crime Laws
Okaloosa County, Walton County, and Santa Rosa County, sex crime laws cover an extremely broad spectrum of conduct. From some of the toughest Internet child pornography laws in the nation to archaic ‘non-reproductive sex offense’ laws and sex offender registration violations, understanding the law is the realm of expert legal professionals. Mr. Katalinic is well-versed in all types of sex crimes in Okaloosa County, Walton County, and Santa Rosa County.
Obviously, having an attorney who knows the inner workings of the prosecutors sex crimes unit can be an advantage for you and your defense, your best chance at avoiding maximum penalties, arrest and conviction.
Capital sexual battery is the act of engaging in sex with a minor under the age of 12. A conviction for this offense carries a sentence of life in prison without the chance for parole. Neither ignorance of the victim’s age nor gaining his/her permission is an acceptable defense in either case. Other sex crimes carry severe penalties as well. These include prison and/or sex offender probation.