Indecent Exposure Lawyer
Indecent Exposure Defense Attorney in Delaware
Indecent exposure is a common crime committed in Delaware. It is often times done under the influence of drugs and or alcohol. The perpetrator may have thought he or she was being funny. Despite that, it is a crime in Delaware that can cause you great legal, financial and personal aggravation if convicted. If you have been charged with indecent exposure in Delaware it is imperative that you speak with a Delaware Criminal Defense Attorney at once.
Contact the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay if you have been arrested for indecent exposure in Kent County, Delaware or Sussex County, Delaware. We have many years experience handling all types of misdemeanors and other criminal matters in Delaware. Contact our Delaware criminal law office at 302-855-9300. You can also email Delaware Attorneys in the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay here.
Delaware Indecent Exposure Laws
Delaware indecent exposure laws differentiate between males and females:
- A male is guilty of indecent exposure in the first degree if he exposes his genitals or buttocks to someone under the age of 16.
- A female is guilty of indecent exposure in the first degree if she exposes her genitals, breasts or buttocks to someone less than 16 years of age.
Regardless of gender, if the intent is to cause alarm or affront then you are guilty.
If you do any of the above to someone above the age of 16, you will be charged with Indecent Exposure in the second degree.
Why Retain An Indecent Exposure Lawyer
Indecent exposure in the first degree is a class A misdemeanor in Delaware. You face fines up to $2,300 and up to 1 year in jail for a Class A Misdemeanor. The second degree is considered an unclassified misdemeanor in Delaware. Unclassified misdemeanors carry penalties such as fines starting at $575 and up to 30 days in jail.
A conviction will follow you around for years to come as it will be revealed on criminal background checks and may impact your ability to gain employment as well as your academic status. You may also face other penalties such as paying restitution, losing your job, or losing custody of your kids. By retaining the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay you will be assured that your rights are protected and that the most favorable outcome possible is obtained on your behalf.
Contact A Delaware Lawyer
Do not face your charges alone. Contact Sussex County Delaware Criminal Defense Lawyers in the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay to discuss how to protect your rights. We can be reached at 302-855-9300. You can also email the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay. The Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay will handle your case in a very discreet manner in an effort to thoroughly protect your rights, your freedom as well as your reputation.
The Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay handles all misdemeanors and criminal cases in Kent County, Delaware and Sussex County, Delaware. They also specialize in defending non-Delaware residents who have been arrested while visiting or vacationing in Delaware.