Indecent Exposure Lawyer in Scranton
A person can be charged with indecent exposure if they display their body
inappropriately in public. Indecent exposure may involve such actions
as displaying one's genitals to one or more persons, with the intention
of shocking the onlookers for the sexual satisfaction of the offender.
There are many different actions that may lead to an indecent exposure
or lewdness charge, and despite the circumstances of the situation you
will need to speak with an attorney if you have been charged with this
Indecent exposure or lewdness is typically charged as a misdemeanor, but
can still have a profound effect on a person's life due to the social
stigma associated with this offense. Individuals convicted of indecent
exposure or lewdness may be ordered to register as sex offenders, which
means that their whereabouts and status will be widely known in the community.
Registered sex offenders often have difficulty finding employment and
places to live and are shunned and outcast by society, and may even be
the targets of violence.
Questions about indecent exposure or lewdness?
Indecent exposure is a serious criminal charge that has the potential to
affect your life for many years to come. When facing charges from a sex
offense, it is imperative that you retain a lawyer's services. A Scranton
criminal defense attorney from our firm will provide you with the serious
and aggressive representation you will need to overcome your indecent
exposure or lewdness charges. We urge you not to risk facing the penalties
from this offense by neglecting to hire an attorney to handle your case.
A lawyer from our firm will know exactly how to handle your case to give
you the best chance at overcoming your charges.