Indecent Exposure in California
Get a Ventura indecent exposure attorney to fight for you!
An indecent exposure charge can be an unpleasant and embarrassing ordeal. Those who are arrested for indecent exposure may have had no way of knowing that their actions would be considered offensive. There is a crucial element in trying to prove indecent exposure, though. You must have been fully aware and intended to expose yourself.
Fortunately, when you get the Law Office of Christopher P. Welch on your side, you can find reprieve knowing someone can argue against any of the accusations made against you. As a Ventura sex crimes attorney, Mr. Welch is fully prepared to defend your reputation and your rights.
Components of Indecent Exposure Charges
For a person to be convicted of indecent exposure, the prosecution must prove that the accused person sought to bare their body parts for at least one other person to view and that the act was carried out to be purposely sexual or otherwise offensive. The penalties for a first-time offense are quite severe and might include a misdemeanor conviction.
Other penalties for the first offense may include the following:
- Fines up to $1,000
- 6 months in county jail
- Mandatory registry as a sex offender (under California Penal Code Section 314)
It is important to note that registration as a sex offender follows you for the rest of your life. You can help avoid this by contacting a Ventura sex crimes lawyer, such as Attorney Christopher P. Welch. He is renowned for his aggressive style of defense, which can be utilized to help you secure a favorable outcome.
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Your case should be represented by an attorney that knows what it takes to work hard to get justice for his clients. Our criminal defense firm has handled countless numbers of sex crimes cases and we understand how important it is to help absolve those who have been wrongly accused. Not only that, but Mr. Welch currently serves as a board member of the Ventura County Criminal Defense Bar Association. With this distinction as well as the experience necessary to fiercely defend your case, it is obvious that your first step should be to call our firm as soon as possible.
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