Indecent Exposure

Accused of Indecent Exposure in Phoenix?

Arizona is well known for its extreme penalties for sex offenses. If you were arrested for indecent exposure, it is in your best interest to obtain legal representation from a highly experienced, skilled and caring sex offense lawyer. Attorney Jeremy Geigle is prepared to craft an effective and aggressive legal defense in an effort to preserve your freedom and good name. Even a harmless prank such as mooning may result in an arrest and possible conviction of a felony.

Definition of Indecent Exposure in Arizona:

According to Arizona Revised Statutes 13-1402:

  • A. A person commits indecent exposure if he or she exposes his or her genitals or anus or she exposes the areola or nipple of her breast or breasts and another person is present, and the defendant is reckless about whether the other person, as a reasonable person, would be offended or alarmed by the act.
  • B. Indecent exposure does not include the act of breast-feeding by a mother
  • C. Indecent exposure to a person who is fifteen or more years of age is a class 1 misdemeanor. Indecent exposure to a person who is under fifteen is a class 6 felony.
  • D. A person who is convicted of a felony violation of this section and who has two or more historical prior felony convictions for a violation of this section or 13-1402 involving indecent exposure or public sexual indecency to a minor who is under fifteen years of age shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment as follows (see below):
  • E. The presumptive term imposed pursuant to subsection D may be mitigated or aggravated
  • F. Penalties for Indecent Exposure in Arizona:
    • Mitigated: 6 years
    • Minimum: 8 years
    • Presumptive: 10 years
    • Maximum: 12 years
    • Aggravated: 15 years

A conviction carries other extreme consequences that may include:

  • Permanent criminal record – available public information
  • Sex offender registration requirement – for life
  • Affects employment, professional membership, residence requirements

Defending Indecent Exposure in Arizona:

The case must be carefully analyzed to determine whether the offense of indecent exposure actually occurred. Attorney Geigle will craft a legal defense strategy in your case, which may include examination of the following issues:

  • Were there any witnesses and if so, were they credible
  • Were their statements accurately recorded
  • Is there evidence that proves that the alleged facts of the case were incorrect
  • Did the police follow proper procedure
  • Negotiate the charges to a lesser offense
  • Can the case be immediately dismissed

Free Case Evaluation with a Phoenix Indecent Exposure Criminal Defense Attorney:

It is important for you to realize that just because you were accused of or arrested for the offense of indecent exposure it does not mean that you are guilty. Attorney Jeremy Geigle of Jackson White Law offers a no-obligation case evaluation so that you can discuss your case, ask questions, and better understand your legal options. Jeremy is a caring, devoted and compassionate attorney who takes a genuine interest in his clients. He offers reasonable fees and financing so that quality legal representation may be made available to clients of all financial circumstances. To schedule a free consultation, call Attorney Jeremy Geigle at 480-818-9943.

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