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There are many defenses to this crime. There are also many mitigating factors that the court needs to consider. We will express your defense and mitigating factors to the Prosecutor/Police in Private outside of the presence of the public and Court. Often you do not even need to testify or speak in Court.
Indecent exposure is a serious crime that is defined as exposing one's genitals or socially deemed "private parts" (such as behind, penis or breasts) in a public place where others are present and may witness the act. A person who commits indecent exposure does so intentionally with an understanding that his/her conduct will likely alarm and offend others. Indecent exposure is often performed for the offender's personal sexual excitement or satisfaction, though in some cases it is a form of social rebellion. Yet, often it is even charged against consenting adults.
There are, however, some aggravating factors that may increase the severity of an indecent exposure charge. Indecent exposure is typically charged as a misdemeanor offense, which is less serious than a felony. A person who commits indecent exposure in the presence of a minor may face harsher penalties for their criminal offense. Other specific circumstances may also enhance the punishment for indecent exposure.
An indecent exposure charge can have devastating effects on those accused. Indecent exposure carries a significant social stigma and may adversely affect a convicted offender for years to come. An indecent exposure conviction may prevent an offender from gaining or maintaining employment. In some cases an indecent exposure conviction can even require that an offender register as a sex offender in a national database for years to a lifetime.
The combination of state law discrepancies and the drastic potential legal ramifications of indecent exposure necessitate the need for professional legal help when charged with an indecent exposure offence. If you would like to learn more about indecent exposure laws in your area, please contact us to speak with a qualified and experienced attorney.
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