Aggravated sexual battery is a first-degree felony punishable by up to 30 years in prison, 30 years sex offender probation and a $10,000 fine. Aggravating factors include:
Those convicted of sexual battery are ineligible for gain time and must serve their entire sentence before applying for release. Once released, they must comply with sexual offender or sexual predator notification laws, often for the remainder of their lives and, under the Adam Walsh Act, will be ineligible to ever petition for removal from state and federal registration databases.
The truth of the matter is that those charged with sex crimes face many challenges, both in a court of law and the court of public opinion. Only the most experienced West Palm Beach criminal defense law firms should be trusted with these types of cases.
Two primary defenses include:
However, the courts are often reluctant to put an alleged victim on trial and there are many roadblocks to mounting these types of defenses. That’s why our veteran West Palm Beach criminal defense lawyers are committed to building a comprehensive defense from the earliest stages of these cases.
The experienced Palm Beach defense lawyers at Salnick Law, P.A. represent clients facing criminal charges in Palm Beach County and throughout the area, including West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Jupiter, Lake Worth, Riviera Beach, Greenacres, Lantana and Palm Springs.
Call 561-471-1000 today for a free and confidential consultation to discuss your rights.
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