Flaherty Defense Firm, Fort Walton Beach Criminal Lawyer
Offices in Fort Walton Beach, Destin, and Crestview
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Crestview Sexual Battery Resolved With No Conviction

Because we defend a lot of sex crime allegations, we understand that for anyone facing such a charge, they are in a crisis. It is vital to have someone at your side who has been there before. Someone who knows what moves to make, and how to develop and execute a strategy that gets results…. Read More



Okaloosa County Sex Offense Dismissed

I’ve been practicing as a criminal defense lawyer in Okaloosa County for over 14 years. You would think that after that long, I’d have seen it all. Let’s just say that this case presented some unique challenges. JH hired me after being arrested for sexually exposing himself on the side of the road. At the… Read More



Lewd or Lascivious Sex Crime Resolved Without Prison Sentence In Okaloosa County

When I started Flaherty Defense Firm in 2004, I knew that I wanted to exclusively practice criminal defense law. What I didn’t really plan on was that eventually we would end up defending more sex crime charges than just about any other firm in Okaloosa County. Any time a client is charged with a sex… Read More



What is the Age of Consent for Sex in Fort Walton Beach?

At Flaherty Defense Firm, we have a lot of experience defending sexual offenses in Fort Walton Beach. One of the questions we get the most often is about the age of consent. The age of consent is the age that someone must be before they can legally consent to sex. In other words, if someone… Read More



Sex Crime In Fort Walton Beach Reduced With No Felony Conviction

After their son was arrested for L & L Battery in Fort Walton Beach, JL’s parents called me. They knew that getting a team like mine involved early on was an extremely important first step in protecting their son. When we were retained, JL was still in jail. After meeting with him at the jail,… Read More



Two Army recruiters accused of unlawful sex with a minor

Two United States Army recruiters, 30-year-old Christopher Glenn Doner and 33-year-old John Back, were accused of having sexual contact with an underage student they met while recruiting at a high school in Osceola County in Florida, WKMG reported on December 2. Police investigators have accused Doner and Back of engaging in sexual relations with a 17-year-old student they… Read More



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