Lewd Conduct Defense Lawyer in Los Angeles
Los Angeles Lewd Conduct Attorney
Lewd conduct may be charged as a felony in California. If you are convicted with a charge of lewd conduct, you will face state imprisonment, fines of up to $10,000, and mandatory sex offender registration.
We at The Hedding Law Firm are here to help you avoid these charges involving lewd conduct. We will gather and contest all the evidence presented against you and do everything we can to get you the best results possible.
Lewd conduct charges arise from indecent exposure, child molestation, child pornography, and prostitution and occurs when a person solicits anyone to engage in or engages in lewd or immoral conduct in any public place or in any place exposed to public view.
To be convicted with the sex crime of lewd conduct under California Penal Code Section 647(a) the prosecution must prove the elements of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt. The elements of the crime are: the person willfully engaged in the touching of his/her own or someone else’s private areas; the person had the intent to sexual gratify self or another; the person was in a public place; someone else was present at the time that may have been offended; the person knew or should have known that a person who may have been offended was actually present.
Our objective as defense lawyers is to dispute all of the prosecution’s evidence and show that the prosecution has not proved each of these elements beyond a reasonable doubt.
Our Los Angeles Attorneys can and will help you if you are being charged with any form of lewd conduct and fight all the allegations that are coming against you.
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