Lewd conduct, also known as lascivious conduct, is a serious charge in Delaware and should be treated that way. Lewdness is a class B misdemeanor in Delaware and, if convicted, will exert very serious, and expensive, legal repercussion. If you have been convicted of lewdness in Delaware it is imperative that you consult with a Delaware Lewd Conduct Defense Attorney serving the accused in Kent County, Delaware and Sussex County, Delaware.
Please call The Law Office of John R. Garey if you have been arrested for lewd conduct in Delaware. Mr. Garey has many years experience handling all types of misdemeanors and other criminal matters in central and southern Delaware. Contact his Dover, Delaware criminal law office at 302-244-5312.You can also email Delaware Criminal Defense Attorney John R. Garey here.
Delaware Lewdness Definitions
Per Delaware law, someone is guilty of lewdness when they engage in any lewd act in a public place where he or she is likely to be observed by others who would be alarmed or offended. Obtaining sexual gratification or arousal is the premise behind these acts. Examples of these acts can be, but are not limited to:
Touching one’s own genitals, buttocks or breasts in an attempt to sexually gratify themselves
Engaging in these acts with the intention of sexually arousing themselves or arousing another person
Engaging in these acts with the intention of annoying or offending another person
How A Dover Delaware Lewd Conduct Attorney Can Help You
A lewd conduct charge, despite being a misdemeanor, can follow you around for years to come. It will be revealed on background checks and may impact your ability to gain employment as well as your academic status. Many times lewd conduct charges accompany other charges such as public intoxication and disorderly conduct. By retaining Mr. Garey you will be assured that your rights are protected and that most favorable outcome possible is obtained on your behalf.
Call A Sussex County Delaware Lewd Conduct Attorney For A Free Consultation
You should not face your lewd conduct charges alone. Contact Delaware Criminal Defense Lawyer John R. Garey to discuss your rights and how to protect them. He can be reached at 302-244-5312. You can also email Delaware Criminal Defense Lawyer John R. Garey here. Mr. Garey will handle your case very discreetly while thoroughly protecting your rights, your freedom as well as your reputation.
Mr. Garey handles all sex offenses, juvenile defense matters and criminal cases in Kent County, Delaware and Sussex County, Delaware including Smyrna, Dover, Milford, Harrington, Millsboro, Milton, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, Laurel, Delmar, and Seaford. He also specializes in defending non-Delaware residents who have been arrested while visiting or vacationing in Delaware.