Indecent Exposure Articles

The Elements of Indecent Exposure (PC 314)

What is considered “indecent” to you? This is relative to each individual and is constantly changing with societal norms. When it comes to the law, indecent exposure is defined under California Penal Code Section 314. The crime of indecent exposure is punishable by up to six months in jail and fines of up to $1,000. In addition, you will be required to register as a sex offender under California Penal…

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Can You Be Convicted of Indecent Exposure if You Didn’t Mean for Anyone to See? (PC 314)

It is a hot summer night in southern California, and you can’t sleep. You open a window to get a breeze in your bedroom. The fresh air does the trick, letting you finally drift off to a peaceful sleep. The next morning, you get out of bed and start to get ready for work. Forgetting you opened the window, you walk in front of it, naked as the day you…

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Can You Be Charged with Indecent Exposure for Exposing Your Breasts? (PC 314)

On an unseasonably warm January day, a woman decided to sunbath topless in Chico City Plaza, according to reports. While the woman was certain that being topless in California is not against the law, Chico police arrested her for indecent exposure. If convicted of misdemeanor public indecency the woman would face hefty fines, a jail sentence and would be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of…

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Do You Have to Register as a Sex Offender for Indecent Exposure? (California Penal Code Section 314)

Suppose on a Saturday morning a surfer has gone to the beach early to get some surfing in. He leaves the water, heads to his car in the parking lot, and not wanting to drive in his wetsuit, decides to change his clothes under a towel. Suddenly, an ocean breeze robs him of his towel, and instead of a seeing him in a wetsuit, a mother and her two small…

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Relief from Sex Offender Registration for Indecent Exposure in Los Angeles (Penal Code Section 314)

Do you register as a sex offender for indecent exposure? If so, relief from lifetime registration may be available to you. California Law requires anyone convicted of indecent exposure under Penal Code Section 314 to register as a sex offender as long as they live work, or attend school in this state. Indecent exposure is often charged along with or instead of a non-registerable offense known as lewd acts in…

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I am accused of indecent exposure in Ventura (PC 314)

Under California Penal Code 314, it is illegal to willfully and lewdly expose your private parts in a public place or any place where people would be offended or annoyed by such conduct. An indecent exposure conviction can completely change your life. For example, under Penal Code Section 290, if you are convicted of indecent exposure, you will be required to register as a sex offender. Wallin & Klarich’s team…

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What do I need to know before I hire a Riverside Indecent Exposure attorney? (PC 314)

Before hiring a Riverside Indecent Exposure attorney, it is important for you to understand what is at stake. An indecent exposure charge in Riverside is taken very seriously and can completely change your life. California Penal Code section 314 defines indecent exposure as willfully and lewdly exposing your private parts in a public place or any place where people would be offended or annoyed by such conduct. For example, if…

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What Will My Punishment Be If I Am Convicted For Indecent Exposure In Orange County? (PC 314). It Is My First Offense.

California Penal Code section 314 defines indecent exposure as willfully and lewdly exposing your private parts in a public place or any place where people would be offended or annoyed by such conduct. If you are convicted of indecent exposure in Orange County—even as a first-time offender—you will be required to register as a sex offender under Penal Code Section 290. With your personal and professional reputation at stake, it…

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I was arrested at a park for Indecent Exposure in San Bernardino, what should I do? (PC 314)

Indecent Exposure Charges in San Bernardino Under California Penal Code 314, it is illegal to willfully and lewdly expose your private parts in a public place where people would be offended or annoyed by such conduct. An indecent exposure conviction can completely change your life. For example, under Penal Code Section 290, if you are convicted of indecent exposure, you will be required to register as a sex offender. The…

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Los Angeles sex crimes attorney can help dismiss Indecent Exposure Charges (PC 314)

Indecent Exposure Charges in Los Angeles Under California Penal Code 314, it is illegal to willfully and lewdly expose your private parts in a public place or any place where people would be offended or annoyed by such conduct. The sentencing and punishment for indecent exposure can be severe with long-lasting consequences. For example, if convicted of indecent exposure, you will be required to register as a sex offender under…

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