Indecent Exposure Michigan – What You need To Know
Indecent exposure in Michigan is a very serious offense that can result in a conviction and sex offender registration. The Michigan’s indecent exposure law has two levels of seriousness – MCL 750.335a for indecent exposure and MCL 750.335b for aggravated indecent exposure. Let’s talk more about it in details below.
Indecent Exposure Michigan
Indecent exposure is commonly charged when a person openly exposes their private parts in public. Some of the violations that could be charged with indecent exposure are urinating in public, flashing another person or changing clothes in an area where someone else could see your private parts. However, a mother breastfeeding a child is exempted to this law.
Aggravated indecent exposure is a more serious version of a simple indecent exposure case. Aggravated indecent exposure case includes an allegation that a person is caught fondling his or her private parts in public. This sex crime could require the offender to register as a sex offender if the person who saw the malicious act is a minor.
The maximum penalty for indecent exposure Michigan (first time offense) is 1 year in prison or a fine of $1000 or both. On the other, the maximum penalty for aggrevated indecent exposure charges is 2 years in prison and a fine of $2000 or more.
For more information abuout Indecent Exposure in MI or indecent exposure laws check out this page from legislature.mi.gov
If you are charge with indecent exposure in MI, the best thing that you can do is retain an experienced and highly skilled Michigan sex crimes lawyer who knows the indecent exposure laws. Indecent exposure is a serious charge and you should not take it lightly. If you are convicted of indecent exposure, it might land your name at the sex offender registry and you might get labeled as sexually delinquent person. Don’t just hire any attorney that is available, specially if you are quite sure that you are guilty of indecent exposure, instead, seek the help and guidance of somone whose focus is sex crimes and abuse.
Hire A Lawyer
When it comes to criminal sexual conduct and any other sex crime cases, there’s no other criminal defense lawyer in Michigan that could match criminal defense attorney Nicole Blank Becker’s skills and experience. She knows the system from every perspective having been both a defense attorney, a prosecutor and the Chief of Sex and Abuse cases. She was a defense attorney right out of law school and then became a prosecutor for 16 years after that. She was in the sex and abuse crimes unit for 8 years and then the Chief of the Sex and Abuse Crime Unit for the past 4 years. She has the experience and expertise on both sides which is crucial and very necessary to ensure your rights are upheld and protected at each step of the case. Her rich experience will surely benefit you in your fight for justice. Call her now if you need an emergency consultation.