Even brief flashes of public nudity can be treated harshly by Florida law. If a prosecutor can prove the defendant's lascivious, lewd, or indecent intent, a defendant may be found guilty of "indecent exposure," facing sex crime charges, including:
If someone under the age of 16 witnesses the indecent exposure, a defendant can be charged with a "lewd and lascivious act" - a felony punishable by a $10,000 fine and up to 15 years in prison.
Defending an indecent exposure charge involves showing that the public display of nudity occurred without "lascivious, lewd, or indecent" intent or state of mind.
If you've been charged with public or indecent exposure, contact Blaine today to arrange a consultation.