Orlando Lewd and Lascivious Conduct Defense Attorneys

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Lewd and Lascivious Conduct can generally be defined as the touching of a person under the age of 16. Section 800.04 of the Florida Statutes deals with a number of lewd and lascivious acts, with special considerations given regarding the ages of the accused and the accuser.

At The Umansky Law Firm, in Orlando, Florida, our defense lawyers represent clients throughout central Florida in lewd and lascivious conduct and other sex crimes. As former prosecutors, we have full knowledge of how the prosecution will build the case against you, and know how put together a defense that can help mitigate some of the detrimental consequences of a sex crime conviction. Get us on your side as soon as possible to begin fighting the charges.

Recent Case Result

Two Charges of Lewd and Lascivious Molestation Dropped By The State


Our Client (Offender 18+) was accused of inappropriately touching two minors and was charged with Lewd or Lascivious Molestation and Lewd Lascivious Molestation Victim Less than 12yrs old. He was facing two potential 25 to life sentences and designation as a sexual predator. After years of fighting for our client, we were able to convince the State to dismiss both counts after our lawyer proved both child victims were not credible in their initial allegations.

 Florida Lewd and Lascivious Conduct Penalties

If you are convicted of lewd and lascivious conduct, the penalties you face will depend upon your age and other facts of the case. The following sections of the Florida Statutes provides details on the possible punishments:

  • Lewd and lascivious battery: Anyone who engages in sexual acts with a person between the ages of 12 and 16, or encourages such person to engage in various “perversions.” This crime is punishable under Florida law as a second degree felony.
  • Lewd or lascivious molestation: any act that involves touching the breasts, genitals or buttocks of a child, or forces the child to so touch the defendant. A person 18 or over who commits such an act on a child under 12 commits a life felony. A person under 18 who commits such an act on a child less than 12, or an adult who commits such an act on a child from 12 -16 commits a second degree felony.
  • Lewd and lascivious conduct: entails touching a person under 16 in a lewd manner, or soliciting a child under 16 to commit a lewd act. A person over 18 who commits such an act is looking at a second degree felony. A person under 18 commits a third degree felony.
  • Lewd or lascivious exhibition: The elements of this crime are intentional masturbation, or intentionally exposing the genitals in a lewd manner, or any other sexual act or suggestion not involving contact to a person under 16. An adult committing such an act can be punished for a second degree felony. Florida Statue 800.03 makes it a first degree misdemeanor to intentionally expose your genitals in public or to another in a vulgar manner.

Anyone can be accused of lewd and lascivious behavior, including teachers, family members, coaches and neighbors. Our defense attorneys understand the role that false accusations can play in these cases. We can analyze and identify if the accuser was motivated to make false allegations or even determine if the accuser was pressured into making the accusation. As your defense attorneys, we strive to get to the root cause of the allegations, break down the prosecution’s case and protect your rights and future.

Contact a Lewd Conduct Defense Attorney in Orlando

Our lawyers represent adults and minors in Orlando and the surrounding areas charged with sex crime offenses. If you or someone you care about has been charged with lewd and lascivious conduct, do not hesitate to talk to our attorneys. To schedule a free consultation, call us at (407) 228-3838. You can also contact us online.

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Withhold with 6 months probation and impulse control; adjudication withheld

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Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

CT- Driving under the influence car

Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

Grand Theft Third Degree

Adjudicated Guilty; One day jail/one day time serve; Restitution fees; Court Cost

Petit Theft < 300

We negotiated an agreement that entailed the State dropping the charge after our client completed a Pre-Trial Diversion Program. The Charge was dropped via a Nolle Prosequi.

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Withhold of Adjudication; No points on license; Paid fine and clerk cost; 8 hour aggressive driver class; 90 days to satisfy fine and class

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No Information Notice - Charges Dropped

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Nolle Prosequi - Case Dropped

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Pled No Contest, 1 Year Probation, 10 day Car Impound, Community Service

Motion to Modify Probation

Motion Granted in 48 hours

Petit Theft

Adjudication Withheld, 4 Months probation, Costs/Fines, Impulse Control Class

Petit Theft of $100 or MORE (M1)

Nolle Prosequi

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Case Dropped

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Case Dismissed

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