Sex Trafficking Defense Attorney in Miami

Standing up for the Accused

The federal government does not go easy on anyone accused of trafficking anything illegal across state lines or national borders. Human trafficking involving sexual exploitation is one of the most aggressively prosecuted crimes a person can commit.

If you have been accused of being involved in sex trafficking, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. The Law Offices of Joel DeFabio gives a voice to the accused, fighting tirelessly to protect clients’ rights. Our sex trafficking defense lawyer in Miami can craft an effective defense capable of withstanding the prosecution’s case against you.

Put Attorney Joel DeFabio in your corner – call our firm at (305) 851-5581 today.

Understanding Sex Trafficking Charges

Sex trafficking is a devastating crime that affects communities and families throughout South Florida. It is a form of modern-day slavery that exploits victims—predominantly women and children. Commercial sex trafficking can include pornography, prostitution, sexual assault, and any sort of forced sexual activity in exchange for money.

Because of the media attention and negative stigma associated with sex crimes and trafficking, the rights of the accused are often violated in these cases. Law enforcement officials in Florida have ramped up efforts to catch and prosecute offenders.

Sex Trafficking Penalties

As a federal crime, human trafficking carries severe penalties. Most human trafficking offenses are charged as second-degree felonies, though the degree of an offender’s felony charges will depend on the circumstances of the criminal activity.

If convicted, you could be facing:

  • Up to 30 years in prison
  • Up to 30 years of probation
  • A fine of up to $10,000

Sex trafficking involving children is often prosecuted as a first-degree felony and carries even more severe penalties—including a potential sentence of life in prison.

Consult with The Law Offices of Joel DeFabio

If you are facing charges, do not hesitate to schedule a free consultation with our Miami sex trafficking attorney. We take great care to uncover evidence in your favor and build an airtight defense that keeps the burden of proof on the prosecution’s shoulders.

Call us at (305) 851-5581 or contact us online today.

Fight For Your Freedom

Having defended over 600 cases, Joel DeFabio has the experience and knowledge to craft winning defense strategies for even the most serious charges.

Recent Victories

Result-Driven Defense

  • Aggravated Identity Theft CHARGES DISMISSED
  • Assault of a Federal Officer CHARGES DISMISSED
  • Conspiracy NOT GUILTY
  • Conspiracy to Commit Bank Fraud CHARGES DISMISSED
  • Conspiracy to Commit Fraud NO JAIL
  • Conspiracy to Commit Terrorism NOT GUILTY
  • Conspiracy to Defraud the U.S. Government NO JAIL
  • Conspiracy to Defraud the U.S.; False Statements NO JAIL
  • Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine NO JAIL
  • Conspiracy to Import Cocaine CHARGES DISMISSED

The DeFabio Difference

What Sets Us Apart from the Rest
  • Nearly 40 Years of Experience
  • More Than 600 Federal Cases Defended
  • More Than 50 Federal Jury Trials Handled
  • One of Miami's Most Respected Defense Attorneys
  • Award-Winning Representation
  • Honest Appraisal of Your Case - "No Surprises"

Put an Award-Winning Attorney in Your Corner


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