Florida Criminal Defense Attorney Handles Sex Crime Allegations

Proven advocate defends clients accused of sex offenses in the Tampa area

Any criminal charge is serious, but a sex crime allegation can follow you for the rest of your life even when you're acquitted.  It's easy to feel hopeless if you find yourself in this situation, which is why you need a skilled defense attorney who will protect your rights and reputation. At The José A. Barreiro Law Firm, P.A., I understand that not every person who is accused of sexual assault, prostitution, or any other sexual offense is guilty, and I believe that you are entitled to quality legal representation no matter what charge you face. I will present a targeted defense to the allegations, pressing for the best possible result whether that's an acquittal, sentence reduction or favorable plea agreement.

Dedicated Florida lawyer defends clients on a range of charges

Drawing on my experience defending clients accused of sex offenses, I understand the sensitive nature of these allegations and am committed to handling your case with the care it requires. My defense may try to show the act involved consent rather than criminal behavior. I may also be able to challenge the prosecution by proving you were elsewhere at the time the offense was committed.

I represent clients charged with one of the following crimes:

  • Rape and sexual assault
  • Prostitution and solicitation
  • Statutory rape
  • Child molestation
  • Date rape
  • Indecent exposure and “sexting"
  • Internet sex crimes

In all cases, I will uphold your rights in the criminal justice system.

Experienced litigator understands the severity of your situation

Depending on the offense, sex crime charges can range from misdemeanors to felonies. Regardless of the severity of the offense, however, a conviction will have serious and long-lasting consequences beyond your sentence. You may be placed on probation or incarcerated, where fellow convicts often treat sex offenders harshly. You may have to register as a sex offender, which can limit your job opportunities, destroy your social life and restrict where you can live. I have the experience and skill to provide a diligent defense no matter the sex crime charge you face.

Contact a skilled criminal defense attorney for your sex crime charge

At The José A. Barreiro Law Firm, P.A., I know how difficult and embarrassing sex crime charges are and how serious the consequences will be if you're convicted. I provide a strong defense that seeks the best possible outcome under the facts of your case. Call my Tampa office at 813-518-0517 or contact me online to schedule a free consultation.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Having the opportunity to have Jose represent me is something I’m very thankful for. Being a young adult going through my first legal matter there was a lot I didn’t know and he was very fluent & understanding with me. Especially when it ca...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    Was the absolute BEST (&) got the job Done! Very responsive, kept in contact, even after he did his job he followed up with me to make sure I did what I needed to do to get my license

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Made all the difference in a complicated situation. His experience, skill, and dedication was evident every time we communicated with him. We always appreciated his ability to explain things so we could understand. He resolved our issue ...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    I had another attorney that had helped me in the past but hit a wall with the district attorney,that’s when he recommended José Barriero,he took over the case and did exactly what he promised, very reliable and trust worthy, JOSE IS THE MAN...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    If I could choose any lawyer to represent me in any case it would definitely be Jose he was responsive

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