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Jacksonville Abuse Attorney

Defending Clients in the Face of Serious Charges

In Florida, much like in other states, abuse is a serious crime. A conviction can have lasting impacts on your life, including your ability to secure a job or a place to live. If you are convicted of sexual abuse, you will have to submit to mandatory, lifelong sex offender registry.

At Malcolm Anthony, P.A., I understand what is at stake. As your Jacksonville abuse attorney, I can fight to protect your rights, your future, and your freedom. I have spent more than 30 years defending clients throughout Duvall and St. John Counties, and I use this extensive experience to help you navigate the criminal justice system. My firm is available 24/7 to answer your questions and address your concerns.

If you have been charged with abuse, it is important that you speak with an abuse defense lawyer in Jacksonville or the nearby areas. Contact my firm online or by phone at (904) 289-5577.

Types of Abuse Charges My Firm Handles

Throughout my decades in practice, I have represented many clients facing abuse charges. My firm has handled various high-profile cases, including those involving teacher-student abuse. As your attorney, I employ an aggressive approach to trial, all while working to defend your constitutional rights.

Malcolm Anthony, P.A. handles abuse charges involving:

  • Child abuse, including neglect, physical mistreatment, and child sexual abuse
  • Elder abuse, including nursing home abuse, sexual abuse, financial abuse, and emotional abuse
  • Sexual abuse, including rape, molestation, sexual assault, and child sexual abuse
  • Educator abuse, including statutory rape, molestation, and inappropriate contact

Prosecutors, judges, and juries all tend to seek the maximum punishment possible in abuse cases. Penalties for abuse range depending on the type of offense, as well as the severity and other related factors. However, in most cases, a conviction can result in imprisonment, fines, probation, and sex offender registration. In certain cases, such as sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12 by an adult over the age of 18, a conviction can lead to a death penalty sentence.

Schedule a Confidential Consultation Today

If you have been accused of or charged with abuse of any kind, you are likely feeling overwhelmed and unsure of your legal options. However, it is important to remember that you are innocent until proven guilty. You still have rights. Because prosecutors will often do whatever they can to seek the maximum possible penalties, it is crucial that you meet with an abuse attorney in Jacksonville as soon as possible.

My firm is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. I am available to answer your questions and help you understand what to expect from the legal process. With over three decades of experience, I am prepared to aggressively advocate for you and your rights.

Contact my office by calling (904) 289-5577 or by filling out an online form today.

“Words will never be able to describe how much Mr. Anthony saved my son's life. I came in his office beaten, tore down, and looking for any help I could get. Mr. Anthony not only showed me compassion, but he proved that not all attorneys are about the money. His ingenuity and spunk made me feel that my son wasn't another statistic. I was treated like family and for that I will ever be grateful. If your looking for a stellar team and an amazing attorney, look no further than Malcolm Anthony.”

- A Previous Client
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