In general, indecent exposure happens when one exposes private parts to another person. The crime the specific intent to either obtain sexual gratification or offend people. But indecent exposure does not include the touching of another or the threat of violence.
In New Hampshire, indecent exposure (or lewdness) occurs when an individual commits a lewd act or exposes their genitals in front of a minor. According to New Hampshire, a minor is anyone under the age of 16 years old.
Indecent exposure is a class B felony. An individual faces up to seven years in prison and $2,000 fine.
Yes, but the specific defense depends on the facts of the case. However, some general defenses to lewdness include:
No, sexual assault is sexual contact or touching done by force, violence, or threat of force and without consent.
Yes. The State of New Hampshire considers anyone who sends a minor photos or images of their genitals is guilty of indecent exposure.
Yes, contact a criminal lawyer about your incident exposure criminal charge. A lawyer will explain your charge and how to resolve your case.
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