Sex Crime Lawyer in Crestview, Destin, Ft Walton Beach, Shalimar, and NW FL
Glenn Swiatek has developed a unique understanding of how sex crimes work and an aggressive, thorough approach to defending them in NW Florida. Defending sex crime charges is a multifaceted type of criminal defense. Not many criminal defense lawyers have the experience, training and resources necessary to win a sex-related case.
If you are convicted of a sexual offense in Florida you may be required to register as a sexual offender. This may require you to have your name appear on the internet. In addition this will require registration at the local sheriff’s or police department where you reside.
Those convicted of a sex crime may be subjected to a lengthy prison sentence or a long probationary sentence with very difficult conditions imposed.
Sex offenses can include sexual battery; solicitation of a child; lewd and lascivious conduct, exhibition, molestation, battery, assault; unlawful sexual activity, exposure, voyeurism, incest, failure to register as a sex offender; failure of a sex offender to comply with registration requirements; solicitation of a child, committing unnatural and lascivious acts, among others. View a complete list of sex offenses on our Florida Crimes page.
Finding a Sex Crime Attorney in Okaloosa County, Walton County, Santa Rosa County, and Escambia County
It is critical that you seek out the advice of an experienced criminal defense law firm and sex crimes lawyer when you are first accused of a sex offense. We have unfortunately seen how badly cases can be handled when a lawyer takes on a sexual abuse case without the adequate experience.
When Glenn Swiatek is able to start defending you early in a case, he can make arrangements to minimize the embarrassment and pain of being prosecuted for a sex crime. Rather than allowing you to be arrested at home or at work, he can contact law enforcement and attempt to arrange for you to turn yourself in.
He can attempt to have you released on your own recognizance or on significantly reduced bail. The most important reason to hire Glenn Swiatek early in an investigation is so that he can negotiate with prosecutors before charges are filed, convincing them to file less serious charges than law enforcement requested, or sometimes no charges at all.
When defending a client against a sex crime charges, Glenn Swiatek initiates a thorough defense by often times arranging a psychological evaluation of the client. Many times, this evaluation shows that the client doesn’t fit the sexual profile of the crime he or she is charged with. Glenn Swiatek will also often enlist the assistance of medical experts to review medical records as well as investigators to interview key witnesses. In some cases he is able to uncover a past history of false reports on the accuser’s part; or evidence that the accuser has a motive to lie.
How to hire a criminal lawyer when you’ve been charged with a sex crime
If you have been charged, or about to be charged, with a sex-related crime, Glenn Swiatek has the knowledge and experience to assist you. Criminal law is not his sideline – it’s all he does. Contact the criminal defense firm of Glenn Swiatek today to discuss the help available to you.
To schedule a free consultation call Glenn Swiatek at 850-609-0940 or contact us online.