Los Angeles Lewd Conduct with Minor Lawyer
Lewd Conduct with Minor Information
According to California Penal Code Section 288, lewd conduct with a minor is defined as willfully touching a minor, under 18 years old, anywhere on their body with the intent of arousing, appealing to, or gratifying the sexual desires of yourself or the child. If a person commits a lewd or lascivious act against a child under the age of 14 years old, they will face felony sex crime charges.
Legal Penalties for Lewd Conduct with a Minor
The legal consequences for this type of sex crime could include 3, 6 or 8 years in a California state prison. It could also include large fines and sex offender registration. Child molestation, child sexual abuse, oral copulation with a minor are all offenses which could constitute lewd conduct with a minor. The specific penalties and criminal charges may vary depending upon the specific details of the case as well as the age of the victim and the defendant.
Contact a Lewd Conduct with a Minor Attorney
Being charged with engaging in lewd conduct with a minor is a very serious offense and should be taken seriously as the legal penalties and other consequences associated with such a charge are harsh and far-reaching. In many cases, these types of charges are the result of false accusations.
At the law offices of Kestenbaum, Eisner & Gorin, we use all the experience and resources available to us when uncovering the truth and attacking the credibility of the accuser. We employ our own in-house private investigator and do not depend on the results of an investigation conducted by the police. We are dedicated to your freedom and will fight to protect your rights inside and outside of court. Call our law firm for a free case review.