Sex Crimes

Fort Walton Beach Civil And Criminal Law Firm

Direct Attention From Attorneys Who Care

Strong And Respectful Sex Crime Defense

Being accused of a sex crime carries more than just criminal implications. In addition to the criminal penalties you face, such as jail, prison or a lifetime of sex offender registration, you also face a societal stigma that can make it more difficult to find work, stay in touch with your family or move about freely in your community. At Cotton & Gates, Attorneys at Law, we represent people facing charges for sexually based offenses throughout northwest Florida, including Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Niceville, DeFuniak Springs, South Walton and Navarre. We treat our clients’ cases as if we were facing these damaging charges ourselves, doing everything in our power to obtain positive outcomes.

If you or someone you care about is facing sex crimes charges, call 850-651-9900 to arrange a free consultation.

Sexual Misconduct Defense Attorneys Serving Fort Walton Beach

Charges that are sexual in nature are taken extremely seriously in the courts and require a serious defense. Our attorneys aggressively defend the rights of people facing charges including:

  • Possession of child pornography
  • Possession of internet pornography
  • Lewd and lascivious conduct
  • Sexual misconduct
  • Sexual battery
  • Child molestation
  • Rape
  • Indecent exposure
  • Prostitution

Additionally, we are available to represent you if you have been charged with failure to register as a sex offender.

Penalties For Sex Crimes

If convicted of a sex crime, you may be facing a number of severe penalties, including:

  • Lifetime sex offender registration
  • Mandatory prison time for a felony
  • Probation, including restrictions on residence and work
  • Civil commitment

Experienced Sex Crimes Defense Attorneys

We find answers to the tough questions and build a strong, aggressive defense against all types of sex crimes charges in order to protect the rights and reputations of our clients. Contact our firm by phone at 850-651-9900 to set up a free consultation with a lawyer. Are you currently in jail? We accept collect calls from jail and can arrange after-hours appointments or jail visits to accommodate your circumstances.