Engaging in or Soliciting Lewd Acts in California
Have Our Ventura Criminal Defense Attorney on Your Side
Lewd conduct is defined as touching your private parts (or someone else’s
private parts) for the purpose of sexual gratification or to annoy or
offend someone else. You violate California Penal Code 647(1) when you
engage in lewd or dissolute conduct in public or you solicit someone else to do so.
If you are charged with engaging in or soliciting lewd conduct in public
and you need to hire a lawyer for representation,
The Law Offices of Jarrod M. Wilfert is willing to provide our exceptional legal services. With more than a
decade of experience, our
Ventura criminal defense lawyer has a comprehensive understanding of state law to guide you through the
intricacies of the legal process.
Penalties for Lewd Acts
Lewd conduct is a misdemeanor offense, punishable by a maximum county jail
sentence of six months and a fine of up to $1,000. However, judges often
grant “misdemeanor probation,” which entails little or no
Conditions of a probation include:
- A requirement that you stay clear from the location where the crime was committed
- An AIDS test
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Our Ventura criminal defense team can investigate your arrest, gather evidence,
and develop a strong defense strategy on your behalf. We will do whatever
it takes in order to get the most favorable outcome possible and your
life back on track.
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