Touching other person's genitals in public for the purpose of sexual gratification is a lewd act, and to do this in public is illegal. If you have been arrested for lewd conduct in Las Vegas, you should contact right away to discuss your case with one of our skilled Nevada lewd conduct attorneys. The penalties associated with a lewd conduct conviction can be very severe and may include probation, monetary fines, mandatory counseling, a jail sentence, and a tarnished criminal record. If convicted, this sex crime conviction will most likely appear when potential employers perform background checks, therefore hindering your chance of securing future employment. Your entire future is at risk, so do not hesitate to contact a Las Vegas lewd act lawyer right away.
Lewd conduct may be considered a crime involving moral turpitude in Nevada, which means that non-citizens convicted of it may be removed from the U.S. If you're an alien who's been charged with this, hire a good criminal defense attorney right away to try to dismiss or change your charges to something that won't threaten your residence status.
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To learn about California lewd act laws, go to our information page on Penal Code 647(a) PC | California lewd act laws.
For information about California lewd conduct law, go to our page on California lewd conduct law.