Florida Lewd & Lascivious Conduct Defense Attorneys

Florida Sex Crimes Defense Lawyers

Lewd or lascivious conduct is defined as being one of two things. The first, intentionally touching someone under the age of 16 years old in a vulgar or bawdy manner. The second, soliciting a person 16 years of age or younger to commit a licentious or sensual act.

Consequences for Lewd & Lascivious Behavior

The consequences for lewd and lascivious behavior depend on if the defendant was under or over the age of 18 years old when the act occurred.

If the offender was over 18 years of age, he or she would face a second degree felony punishable by the following assuming this is a first time offense:

  • Maximum sentence of 15 years in prison
  • Minimum sentence of 2.5 years in prison OR
  • Probation if solicitation is only suspected
  • Possible registration as a sexual offender, predator or both

If the offender was under the age of 18 years old when the act was committed, he or she is facing a third degree felony punishable by the following, assuming this is a first time offense:

  • Maximum sentence of five years in prison
  • Minimum sentence of 2.5 years in prison OR
  • Probation is solicitation is only suspected
  • Possible registration as a sexual offender, predator or both

Your Defense Starts With Us

There are many mitigating circumstances and defenses that can be applied to lewd and lascivious contact cases that can help minimize consequences you or a loved one are facing. The Florida Sex Crimes Attorneys can locate these in your case early on and award you with the triumphant outcome you deserve. We have eight offices throughout the state of Florida and are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to offer you a completely confidential consultation. Early representation in lewd and lascivious conduct cases is crucial, so do not delay. If the police or authorities contact you, call us immediately.

Contact us and tell us about your case today at 1-866-608-5LAW.