Indecent Exposure Defense Attorneys in Philadelphia, PA
Indecent exposure is a serious sex crime that can carry serious penalties if you are convicted, including jail time and steep fines. You will need to hire an attorney who is experienced in defending sex crimes if you have been charged with indecent exposure. At The Nenner Law Firm, our criminal defense attorneys have spent years defending clients against criminal charges.
We understand the severity of these charges and the impact they can have on your life if you are convicted, and we will do everything in our power to defend you against these charges.
Call our team today at (215) 515-0042 to schedule a free consultation.
What Is Indecent Exposure in Pennsylvania?
Pennsylvania's indecent exposure law is found in 18 Pa. Cons. Stat. § 3307. This law makes it illegal to expose your private parts in a public place or where you know others are likely to see you. This law does not apply to breastfeeding or other medical procedures.
Indecent exposure is a second-degree misdemeanor punishable by up to two years in jail and $5,000 in fines. If you have been charged with indecent exposure, you could be facing much more serious charges depending on the circumstances of your case.
What Are the Penalties for Indecent Exposure in Pennsylvania?
The penalties for indecent exposure in Pennsylvania can include:
- Up to two years in jail
- Up to $5,000 in fines
- Sex offender registration
What Are the Consequences of a Conviction for Indecent Exposure?
If you are convicted of indecent exposure, you will likely have to register as a sex offender. While this may seem like a minor consequence, it is actually a life-altering consequence. Once you are on the sex offender registry, you will have a harder time finding housing, employment, and you may even be ostracized by your community. If you are convicted of indecent exposure, you will need a Philadelphia criminal defense attorney who is experienced in defending sex crimes.
What Are the Defenses Against Indecent Exposure Charges?
The defenses against indecent exposure charges vary depending on the circumstances of your case. Our criminal defense attorneys can investigate your case and determine the best possible defense for your charges. The following are some of the defenses we may be able to use in your case:
- You did not know you were in a public place
- You did not know others could see you
- There was no intent to arouse or arouse others
- You did not expose your private parts
Contact Our Firm for a Free Consultation
If you have been charged with indecent exposure, our team at The Nenner Law Firm is on your side. From evaluating the specifics of your case and challenging the prosecution's evidence to representing you in court or negotiating settlements on your behalf, our Philadelphia indecent exposure defense attorneys are here to help.
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