It is a criminal act to commit any unnatural and lascivious act with another person in the State of Florida. Although it is difficult to catch people committing such criminal acts, as they are usually done in the home, people are still charged with such criminal acts. To prove the criminal offense of Committing an Unnatural and Lascivious Act, the State Attorney must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the criminal suspect engaged in an act with another person, and that the act unnatural, meaning it was not in accordance with nature or with normal feelings or behavior, and lustful, meaning it was normally tending to excite a desire for sexual satisfaction. If you have been charged with Sodomy in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, or Miami Dade County, you should consult an experienced competent criminal defense attorney who can represent you in criminal court. Kenneth P. Hassett of Hassett and Associates, P.A. is a criminal defense attorney who represents clients in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Miami Dade County, and the rest of South Florida. Having a criminal defense lawyer to represent you in criminal court is advantageous, especially when charged with serious criminal offenses. Contact Hassett and Associates, P.A. for an immediate free consultation 24 hours per day seven days per week with a Fort Lauderdale Sodomy Defense Lawyer if you have been charged with these criminal offenses.
800.02 Unnatural and lascivious act.
800.04 Lewd or lascivious offenses committed upon or in the presence of persons less than 16 years of age.
The information on this page does not represent legal advice. Florida Statues obtained from Online Sunshine, www.leg.state.fl.us, the official site of the Florida Legislature. Because the law is continually changing, some of the provisions contained herein may be out of date. It is always wise to seek counsel from an experienced criminal attorney like Kenneth Hassett.
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