Arrested for Indecent Exposure?
Get Aggressive Defense from Las Vegas Sex Crime Attorneys!
According to Nevada law, indecent exposure is a gross misdemeanor. Exposing
one’s genitalia, buttocks, or female breasts in an inappropriate
setting is considered indecent exposure. This means exhibitionism, flashing,
Despite Las Vegas’ moniker, “Sin City,” and an industry
that caters towards tourists, law enforcement is aggressive. Officers
crack down heavily on those who break the laws.
These are the following penalties in Nevada for indecent exposure:
- $2,000 fine
- Jail sentence for up to 1 year
Register as a
sex offender, if convicted
- A mark on one’s criminal record
Because of this, it is possible to be arrested for this crime, even if
the individual was not in public. Furthermore, exposure does not necessarily
mean the act was sexual in nature. For example, urinating in a public
space or an area where one could be easily seen can lead to a charge of
The Stigma of a Sex Offender Registration
One of the greatest stigmas that come along with an indecent exposure conviction
is sex offender registration. Not only is this damaging to one’s
character and reputation, but the effects of it can also be felt for the
rest of the individual’s life. They may have difficulty securing
a job, renting an apartment, applying for a mortgage, or holding certain
Not all sex offender registrants will be made publicly available, however.
Only those who are considered habitual offenders or high-risk offenders
will be listed publicly. For example, crimes committed against children
is immediately a high-risk case, and if convicted, the individual will
be required to register.
Contact Oronoz Ericsson & Gaffney LLC!
Are you currently facing indecent exposure charges? Our Las Vegas sex crime
attorneys are known for aggressively pursuing favorable outcomes for our
clients. We foster superb relationships with each and every one of our
clients. We are well known for obtaining the most “not guilty”
verdicts than other
criminal defense firms in Las Vegas.
Get us on your case today! We are available 24/7 to discuss your case.