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Indecent Exposure

Indecent exposure laws in most states make it illegal to purposefully and publicly display genitalia or breasts, in a manner that would offend or alarm others. Depending on the circumstances, indecent exposure may be a felony or misdemeanor.

If you are facing indecent exposure charges, connect with a local criminal defense attorney to discuss your case. Simply fill out the free online evaluation form on this page or call toll-free 877-445-1059 to arrange your no-obligation consultation.

Indecent Exposure Laws

Each state, and even city, may have different laws regarding exactly what is indecent. Offenders often commit indecent exposure for personal sexual gratification, and some states require the exposure be motivated by the desire for sexual gratification.

Other states don’t require nudity to occur for some one to be charged with indecent exposure; any lewd conduct in public may be considered indecent exposure.

If the offender makes any physical contact with another person, the offense may be considered sexual assault.

Indecent exposure may be charged as sexual misconduct, public lewdness or public indecency in some states.

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If you have been arrested for indecent exposure, speak with a criminal defense lawyer to protect your criminal rights. Total Criminal Defense can help you schedule a free, no obligation consultation with a criminal lawyer near you. Call toll free at 877-445-1059 or fill out a free online evaluation form to get in touch with a local lawyer.

The above summary of indecent exposure is by no means all-inclusive and is not legal advice. Laws may have changed since our last update. For the latest information on indecent exposure laws and penalties, speak to a criminal defense attorney in your area.

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