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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 since 2001. 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 time we were… 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 I 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?

I have a lot of experience defending sexual offenses in Fort Walton Beach. One of the questions I 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 is below the age… 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 an effective criminal defense attorney involved early on was an extremely important first step in protecting their son. When I was retained, JL was still in jail. After meeting with him at the… Read More



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