Musca Law - Sex Crimes Defense Lawyers in Florida

View Our Case Results

A+ Rating from the BBB

free, confidential consultation

  • About Musca Law

    Learn about our sex crimes defense practice and why choosing Musca Law to defend you is the smart choice.

  • Does Hiring an Attorney Make Me Look Guilty?

    Many people wonder if hiring a defense attorney will make them look guilty. Watch this video to learn more.

  • Innocent Until Proven Guilty

    When someone is charged with a sex crime many others automatically assume guilt. The Musca law firm knows you are innocent until proven guilty.

  • Best Time to Call an Attorney on a Sex Offense

    If you have been charged with a sex crime it is important to contact a lawyer immediately. Watch this video to learn why.

  • Sex OffenderRegistration

    How long do I have to register? Can I get it removed? Watch this video to find answers these questions and learn more.

  • Defense Strategy Sex Crimes

    Our strategy when defending sex crimes is to get all charges against you dropped or at the very least have the charges reduced. Watch this video to learn more.

prev next

Click To View More Videos

Incest (826.04)

In Florida, incest is considered to be a serious sex crime. Florida TITLE XLVI CRIMES Chapter 826.04. Incest is defined as having sexual relations with someone with whom you are related or marrying someone with whom you are related by blood. This includes sisters, brothers, uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, mothers, fathers, grandmothers, and grandfathers. In Florida and throughout the United States, incest is considered to be a serious sex crime. If you are accused and subsequently convicted of the sex crime incest, you must immediately retain a Florida incest defense attorney.

Incest is Illegal

Not only is incest illegal, but it is also considered to be morally wrong and inappropriate behavior by both religious and cultural standards. Incest damages children physically and emotionally. Incest is never natural. Children who have suffered through incest often are so psychologically damaged that they have nightmares, and have trouble having appropriate relationships throughout their lives. Children who are born out of incestuous relationships are more likely to inherit genetic disorders, which could include, Trisomy 13, hemophilia, or Down’s syndrome

Consequences and Penalties for Incest in Florida are Severe

Committing the sex crime of incest within the State of Florida carries stiff and severe penalties. Some of the penalties could last a lifetime. Many people who are charged with incest are also charged with other serious sex crimes which include child abuse, rape, or child molestation, all of which come with their own severe consequences… The current penalties for incest include the following:

  • Offender receives a third degree felony conviction
  • Offender receives a mandatory prison term of up to 5 years
  • Offender receives a $5,000 fine
  • Offender must register as a sex offender, which lasts a lifetime

Being convicted of the sex crime of incest, you will be mandated to register as a convicted sex offender for the entirety your life. This includes registering with the Florida Sex Offenders Registry and the National Sex Offender Registry. You will be required report your sex offender status to employers, educators, and landlords. You will be required to turn in your existing driver’s license, and you will be given a new driver’s license that states you are a registered sex offender. If you do not, follow these regulations you will be faced with additional felony charges. You must contact a Florida incest defense attorney immediately upon having charges brought against you.

What Do I Do Now? I Have Been Charged With Incest in Florida

No matter what sex crime you are charged with, it is vital that you have a Florida incest defense attorney to represent you when you go to court. The very instant that you are suspected, arrested and subsequently charged, your Florida incest defense lawyer will work to build you a strong defense.

Florida Sex Crime Defense Counties

About Musca Law - If you're facing felony charges of rape, sodomy, sexual assault, or indecent liberties with a minor, contact my law firm in Naples for experienced and resourceful defense. I represent persons accused of charges ranging from forcible rape to sexual battery with a date or acquaintance. I also handle cases involving statutory rape, indecent liberties, and federal charges of child pornography or solicitation of sex with a minor over the Internet.

Sex Crime Defense

The Defense You Need When You Need It Most