If you or a family member has been arrested for a sexual offense, this firm strives to immediately attempt to resolve all potential adverse effects to the accused’s reputation, relationships, social status and employment. Considering the serious nature of these criminal offenses, extremely detrimental outcomes are possible considering the severe punishments allotted for such crimes. Attorney Brian Gabriel’s experience and knowledge of criminal sexual offenses is crucial to proper representation. Sexual offenses usually consider several factors such as age, the mental state of the parties involved, and whether any substance use or external threat was part of the situation. Criminal sexual offenses include:
Generally, many sex crime related offenses involve at least one individual who did not give consent for the sexual act. Under Chapter 794, the Florida legislature defines consent as an intelligent, knowing, and voluntary agreement to the sexual act, without any coerced submission. Consent may not be used to mean a failure to provide self-defense when necessary if coerced into a sexual act. When an individual in a sexual act is considered a minor under Florida law, that individual is not able to imply consent to someone considered an adult.
Being accused of any one of these offenses can severely damage your reputation, as there is a strong social stigma attached to these crimes. These offenses are among the most serious and can have a drastic impact on the lives of not only the accused and victims, but on the friends and family of everyone involved. Furthermore, considering the nature of the crimes, the state generally seeks extremely serious punishment. If you face charges for sex crime offenses, you need an attorney with an expansive range of skills and experience who understands the complexities of such offenses. Attorney Brian Gabriel provides individualized attention and advice to clients facing
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Attorney Brian Gabriel of Gabriel & Gabriel focuses in criminal defense. We handle all criminal defense matters including DUI, narcotics offenses, violent offenses, sexual offenses, domestic violence offenses, juvenile offenses, serious traffic offenses, as well as appeals, drivers license suspension and violation of parole/probation issues.
Serving all counties in the State of Florida including Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Broward Counties.
Law Office of Gabriel & Gabriel, LLC
4601 Military Trail, Suite 206
Jupiter, FL 33458
Phone: (561) 622-5575
Fax: (561) 694-8116
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