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Lewd Conduct in Columbus

Challenging Lewd Conduct Allegations

Lewd conduct refers to an act intended to sexually stimulate another person or the individual engaged in the act. Under state law, it includes acts of public indecency such as engaging in sex or masturbation. It can also involve solicitation of prostitution and other types of sex crimes. Lewd conduct is usually charged as a misdemeanor offense, but may be charged as a felony if the conduct involved a minor. Sentencing in a case involving lewd conduct can result in:

An arrest for lewd conduct, regardless of the circumstances, is a serious legal issue, even when charged as a misdemeanor. A Columbus sex crime lawyer from the firm should be contacted as soon as possible to initiate actions for the defense against the charges. The early involvement in the case could be beneficial with regard to reducing or dismissing the charges.

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A lewd or lascivious act on a minor under the age 14 is a felony punishable by incarceration for 3 to 8 years. The state will count each act as one charge; three or more acts will result in charges of sexual abuse, with penalties including 6 to 16 years in prison. The Koffel Law Firm is a respected criminal defense firm ranked in the top 1% of the criminal lawyers nationwide by Best Lawyers in America. They are also Ohio Super Lawyers known for their professionalism and legal proficiency. Successfully defending lewd conduct charges will often depend on the experience and skills of your attorney. The firm's legal team is comprised of seasoned courtroom veterans that know how to prepare a comprehensive and effective defense. You can have confidence that you are represented by a hard-hitting attorney that has extensive experience and a firm with an impressive court record.

Contact a Columbus sex crime lawyer for qualified legal counsel and representation if you have been charged with lewd conduct.

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