Sexual Crimes

A first conviction of even a lesser charge in a sexual criminal matter can affect your life forever, in a court of law and the court of public opinion.


Sexual Assault - Child Molestation - Possession of Pornography


Conviction of most sex crimes requires registration on Florida's sex offender registry. A first conviction of even a lesser charge can affect your life forever. Even if you are not convicted in a court of law, you have probably been convicted in the court of public opinion. 


Don't risk your future after a sexual assault charge or allegation of any sex crime.  Contact an attorney with over 40 years of experience practicing criminal law in North Florida.


The Law Firm of Harry L.  Harper provides an aggressive defense against allegations of any sex  crime. He investigates the facts of the charges, deposes witnesses, and  negotiates reductions in charges. If the charges are not dismissed  before trial, he mounts a vigorous defense against the allegations in court. If you have been charged with or are being investigated for a sex  crime such as sexual assault, contact Panama City attorney Harry L. Harper. He has more than 40 years of experience practicing criminal law. Let him put that experience to work for you.


Mr. Harper has successfully defended clients facing allegations involving:


Possession of internet porn or other pornography or using the internet for solicitation
Lewd and lascivious conduct
Sexual misconduct
Sexual battery
Child molestation
Indecent exposure
Failure to register as a sex offender


Sex Offender Registration Laws Are Tough in the State of Florida


Conviction of most of these offenses will require registration; Florida does not have a graduated scale based on the level of the charges that can reduce the length of time a person must remain on the registry. Lesser charges require registration for the same length of time as a major felony conviction.


Because there is little flexibility in registration requirements, it is imperative to have an attorney who will work hard to get those charges dismissed, win an acquittal at trial, or have the offense changed to a crime that does not require registration. Attorney Harper will do all these things and more if he undertakes your sex crime defense. If you are eligible for expungement, Mr. Harper will represent you in these proceedings at no extra charge. Contact him at his Law Firm, to learn how he can put his experience to work for you.




Contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer serving the Florida Panhandle, including cities such as Panama City, Marianna, Chipley, Port St. Joe, Panama City Beach, Bonifay, Blountstown, Lynn Haven, Mexico Beach, Rosemary Beach, Seaside, Grayton Beach, and Fort Walton Beach.


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