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Aggressive Defense for Criminal Charges

St. Augustine Sex Crimes Attorney

Find Out How You Can Protect Your Future

If you stand accused of committing a sexual crime, you are already feeling the consequences of a destroyed reputation, and you could be facing the prospects of prison, steep fines, and a lifetime as a registered sex offender. In the face of such grim possibilities, you urgently need a trial-tested defense attorney on your side.

At Taylor & WaldropAttorneys, our legal advocates have the resolve and ability to ensure that your every legal right is honored throughout this difficult process, and we have the proven strategies to clear our clients' names in trial.

Why Choose Our Sex Crime Defense Lawyers?

  • We are backed by 78+ years' collective experience
  • 200+ cases taken to trial
  • A significant rate of not guilty verdicts in trial
  • Exceptional client service in every case

Types of Sex Crime Charges We Fight Against

At Taylor & WaldropAttorneys, the majority of serious cases that our St. Augustine criminal defense attorneys handle involve allegations of sex crimes.

Including criminal allegations of:

  • Indecent exposure
  • Child pornography
  • Child molestation
  • Prostitution
  • Sexual battery
  • Rape
  • Statutory rape
  • Lewd and lascivious battery
  • Inter-familial sex crime cases
  • Solicitation of minors (e.g. "cybersex chat")

Challenging the Evidence in a Sex Crime Case

In an effort to protect minors and other potential innocent victims from sexual predators and assailants, society has enacted laws that can present challenges for defense lawyers. For example, a consensual act between a 24-year-old boyfriend and his 17-year-old girlfriend may result in legal penalties similar to those of a rape in a dark alley by a stranger. No matter the complications involved in your case, however, we are confident that we can guard your every right in court.

An effective defense against a sex crime charge may involve the following:

  • Credibility of the accusing witness
  • DNA evidence
  • Issues of identification
  • Consent
  • Computer forensics to determine reliability of purported evidence
  • Entrapment (e.g. when police pose as minors in Internet chat rooms)

If you have been charged with sex crimes or are under a criminal investigation for such crimes in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra, St. Johns, or the surrounding areas, we strongly urge you to contact our defense firm to arrange your initial consultation.

Guard Your Rights with a Skilled Criminal Defense Attorney

A criminal defense lawyer is your best weapon of defense if you have been charged with a sex crime of any kind. Our St. Augustine sex crime lawyers have the insights and trial-tested advocacy to fight for your rights in any type of criminal sexual conduct case.

Contact us if you are being investigated for or have been charged with sex crimes at the state or federal level.

We Come Highly Recommended

  • Simply the best, passionate, sincere, & most importantly professional!

    “Simply the best, passionate, sincere,& most importantly professional! From my first telephonic meeting with Mr. Taylor III, it was clear he had the rapport and expertise to handle a neighbor scenario gone misdemeanor in the blink of an eye. He alleviated the burden from my shoulders. Highly recommend.””

    Prncesa C

  • Best Lawyer Ever!

    “Mr. Waldrop did amazing, he got me results I wasn’t even thinking was possible! I was definitely blessed! He went above and beyond, to make sure my case was worked out!”

    Former Client

  • I would highly recommend Attorney Brad Waldrop.

    “I would highly recommend Attorney Brad Waldrop. He went above and beyond. He is responsive and communicates effectively. His rates are fair and transparent. I'm very grateful for everything he has done to help my family with our legal matter.”

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  • Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication.

    “Brad Waldrop was entirely helpful and efficient in handling my case, I would highly recommend this firm to friends and family. Always quick to return a call and get everything taken care of. Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication.”

    Former Client

  • They were solid and very quick to respond to any questions.

    “I used this firm recently. They were solid and very quick to respond to any questions. Jess Hardy was fantastic.”

    Former Client

What Sets Taylor & Waldrop Attorneys Apart?

  • Over 78 Years of Combined Experience
  • Federal and State Cases Defended
  • Hundreds of Cases Tried Since 1978
  • Qualified to Handle Death Penalty Cases
  • Aggressive and Result-Driven Representation
  • Thorough and Compassionate Guidance and Legal Advice