Los Angeles Lewd Conduct Defense Lawyer

Beverly Hills Sex Crimes Attorney

Lewd conduct may refer to several different criminal offenses under California law. Lewd conduct in public is a misdemeanor offense. CA Penal Code Section 647(a) provides that any person who solicits anyone to engage in, or who engages in lewd or dissolute conduct in any public place or in any place open to the public or exposed to public view is guilty of disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. Many people are arrested and charged with this criminal offense as a result of police "sting" operations using undercover officers to solicit acts in public areas such as restrooms.

Looking for an Attorney for a Lewd Conduct Case in Los Angeles?

As a Los Angeles criminal attorney, Robert M. Bernstein has defended a numerous cases involving lewd conduct for clients throughout Los Angeles and the state of California. As a former prosecutor, Mr. Bernstein has unique qualifications defending charges of lewd conduct. If you have been arrested or charged with lewd conduct in public, call us for a free case analysis. Our lewd conduct defense lawyers will evaluate the case and devise a defense strategy and work zealously to keep this charge off your record.

Moreover, we understand that you may be very embarrassed and that discretion is imperative. Misdemeanor lewd act cases can frequently be resolved without you ever having to appear in court, and without your wife, partner, employer or family learning about the incident.

At the Law Offices of Robert M. Bernstein, we are devoted exclusively to criminal defense. Because of this, we are able to stay on top of changing laws and dedicate the necessary time and effort to the sex crime cases we take on. When you contact Los Angeles defense lawyer Robert Bernstein regarding your lewd conduct charges, we will treat you with the utmost respect and give your case the attention it deserves.

Lewd and Lascivious Acts Against Children

Lewd conduct may also refer to lewd and lascivious conduct with a minor, in that instance a person may be charged with a felony crime of child molestation. Many of the felony lewd conduct offenses may result in state prison sentences, along with fines and sex offender registration. Child pornography, prostitution and indecent exposure may all be considered lewd acts.

Willfully committing a lewd act against a child may result in a fine of up to $10,000 and a state prison sentence of up to 8 years. The specific charges and penalties for lewd conduct with a child will depend upon what specific act was committed, how many times, and whether the defendant has any prior offenses of a similar nature.

Los Angeles Lewd & Lascivious Conduct Attorney

Regardless of the specific charges that you are facing regarding lewd conduct, Los Angeles sex crime defense attorney Robert Bernstein may be able to help. By reviewing your unique case and charges, attorney Bernstein can make an accurate evaluation of what can be done to defend your case.

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