“Lewd” is defined as “sexual in an offensive way” and a charge of lewd conduct can result from any action fitting this description. Common examples include indecent exposure and lewd acts in a public place. Acts involving Prostitution or solicitation for prostitution can also qualify. Lewd conduct is usually considered a misdemeanor. However, if a minor under the age of 16 is present or involved, felony charges may be filed.
A lewd conduct attorney from the Robinson Law Firm can advise you of the procedures and possible consequences you are facing. More importantly, a lawyer can give you options and work with you to determine the best plan for your defense. At the Robinson Law Firm, P.A. we will treat you with the respect you deserve. We may also be able to submit your character and legal record for consideration in a request for leniency.
Unfortunately, many individuals are quick to judge someone charged of a sex crime. Of course, there are cases where the accusations are entirely false or mistaken. But, the resulting social consequences of a charge are unpleasant and disruptive. A conviction of a felony will result in legal penalties that can affect your civil rights and privileges.
LEWD CONDUCT CASES
Individuals charged with lewd conduct can often find themselves in a very unexpected and upsetting legal situation. The incident of lewd conduct may have occurred due to a lack of awareness of laws or the vicinity in which one was acting. It may have been a practical joke that went too far or an action which was not meant to offend. Of course, illegal acts are never condoned, but one’s intention and mindset is an important factor to consider. The Robinson Law Firm will do all we can to protect your rights, freedom and reputation.
Contact a lewd conduct lawyer for legal counsel and defense if you have been arrested for lewd conduct.