Sex Crimes

South Florida Sexual Assault Defense Attorney

Sexual Battery – Rape – Date Rape – Sex Crimes – Sex Offenses – Unlawful Sodomy – Human Trafficking – Prostitution – Child Pornography

Criminal defense attorney Charles Mead handles all kinds of sex crime cases, including state and federal cases involving children or adults, whether you’re facing charges for the first time or you have prior arrests. Mr. Mead deals with all clients on a one-on-one basis, giving you the opportunity to tell your story directly to a defense attorney with two decades of experience defending people accused of breaking the law.

A sex crime charge of any kind is serious. Every day the penalties get tougher, the prosecutors more aggressive, and the list of registered sex offenders lengthier.
Instead of losing your reputation and personal freedom on  a single unrefuted accusation, the best way to handle these accusations is to consult a competent defense attorney. If you want a strong defense, you should have legal representation from the first hint of a sexual abuse allegation.

Mr. Mead has defending people against the following charges involving adults:

  • Lewd and lascivious conduct
  • Indecent exposure
  • Sexual battery
  • Sexual misconduct
  • Sexual harassment
  • Sexual assault
  • Rape (includes date rape, acquaintance rape, nursing home rape, and rape of a mentally incapacitated individual)
  • Solicitation and prostitution
  • Any other type of unwanted sexual contact

Mr. Mead has also defended people accused of the following sex crimes against children:

  • Exploitation of a minor
  • Possessing, producing, distributing, downloading, uploading, or otherwise transmitting child pornography
  • Exploitation of children via the internet, e-mail, or in printed material
  • Soliciting minors on the internet via Craigslist, social sites, or chat rooms
  • Child molestation
  • Unlawful sexual activity involving a minor
  • Fondling, unlawful contact, and indecent exposure
  • Incest
  • Indecent liberties with a minor
  • Unlawful sodomy
  • Rape
  • Human trafficking
  • Statutory rape

Jessica’s Law and the State of Florida
Under this law, you can be penalized for certain sex offenses with a life sentence, with no possibility of parole.

There are many cases of false or exaggerated accusations when it comes to sex crimes. If you are charged with a crime you’re convinced was committed by someone else, your defense attorney can use certain evidence to refute the prosecution’s case line by line.

As an experienced lawyer, Charles Mead knows how to prepare a tenacious, clever, and aggressive defense that gets desirable results in even the most incriminating cases.

In the State of Florida, it is unlawful to have sexual contact with anyone under the age of 17, the legal age of consent. Because of this law, you can face charges of statutory rape if you are 19 and you have consensual sex with your boyfriend or girlfriend, who is 16 or younger.

Experienced South Florida Sex Crimes Defense Attorney
If you are arrested for any type of sex crime in the State of Florida, whatever you do, do NOT speak to law enforcement or anyone else until you are represented by legal counsel. It is absolutely true that anything you say at this stage of the investigation can and will be used against you in a court of law.

A veteran criminal defense attorney will know how to discreetly and effectively refute accusations, charges, and slander against you on every level and at every stage in the process.

To discuss your circumstances in a safe, confidential environment, please call defense attorney Charles Mead now at for a free consultation  at (561) 362-6677 in Boca Raton, (561) 366-9565 in West Palm Beach, or (954) 493-7474 in Fort Lauderdale.

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