An under-age female accused the Defendant of soliciting and encouraging her to engage in sexual activity. Defendant was charged with Lewd & Lascivious Battery; Unlawful Sexual Activity with a Person Under Sixteen. If convicted, the Defendant faced a maximum sentence of 15 years in prison, as well as being declared a sexual offender and forced to comply with sexual offender registration laws throughout Florida and the US.
RESULT: After completing all pretrial discovery, the Defense was determined to successfully win the case. The Attorney proceeded to challenge the evidence and took the case to trial. After rigorous cross examination of the State’s witness, our experienced trial attorney was able to convince the jury to return a NOT GUILTY verdict. Our client is eligible to have his charges expunged.