Being labeled a sex offender can be quite a devastating experience. The designation alone may result in the loss of a current job as well as the inability to secure future prospects. Further, the damage that such a label inflicts on one’s reputation and community standing is almost irreparable. In most cases, being convicted of a sex crime ensures that your name will be listed on a public sex offender registry and the people around you will be well aware of your previous conviction. In addition to the shame and embarrassment associated with the title, many offenders will also pay fines and spend time incarcerated. If you or a loved one is facing these charges then it is crucial that you obtain representation immediately. Omar Abdelghany is a criminal defense lawyer in Panama City, Florida handling such cases. Contact us today to speak with an attorney.
Panama City lawyer defending against sex offense charges in state and federal court
The phrase “sex offense” or “sex crime” encompasses a wide range of conduct. Depending on the circumstances, the accused may be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony. Furthermore, more serious cases can even result in federal charges. Some examples of sexual related offenses are:
- Failure to register as a sex offender
- Rape or sexual battery
- The possession or production of child pornography
Although the future can seem dim to one facing these charges, there are options. It is important that you do not accept an immediate plea offer just to simply get the matter over with. Retaining an experienced criminal defense attorney early on in the process will ensure that your rights remain protected.
Omar Abdelghany is a Panama City criminal defense lawyer assisting Florida residents that have been charged with a sex related crime. Prior to your initial consultation, he will review the probable cause affidavit, arrest reports, and other public records in order to gain an understanding of your predicament. If Omar believes that your rights were violated then he will file any necessary Motions with the Court. Our office will also conduct a full investigation in order to obtain any evidence which will show that the allegations are false. If a resolution cannot be reached then we will make sure that your rights are protected all the way through the trial process. Call today to speak with a lawyer.
Criminal defense attorney personally providing quality criminal defense services in Panama City, Florida
You have enough to worry about if you have been charged with a sex crime. One of the things you shouldn’t have to be concerned with is whether you will be able to get in contact with your lawyer. Omar prides himself on his ability to personally handle the details of your case from beginning to end and to provide a high level of attorney-client communication. He will consistently keep you updated as to the status of your case and will promptly respond to phone calls and messages. Contact our Panama City office today.
Omar also serves clients in the Bay County cities of Callaway, Lynn Haven, and Panama City Beach as well as Calhoun County residents in Blountstown, Holmes County residents in Bonifay, Gulf County residents in Port St. Joe, Okaloosa County residents in Destin, Jackson County residents in Marianna, and Washington County residents in Chipley. He is also licensed to practice in federal court before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida.