Indecent exposure and public nudity charges can follow from the stereotypical scenario involving trench coats and planned, purposeful exposure. But just as often indecent exposure charges result from accidental exposure, playful encounters and other "gray area" incidents like:
- Misunderstandings in dorm and college settings
- Mooning and streaking
- Unintentional exposure due to unawareness of other people's presence or to problems with garments
Contact us to schedule a free initial consultation regarding your indecent exposure case.
At the Denver law firm of Shazam Kianpour & Associates, P.C., we have handled numerous sex crimes cases involving both intentional and inadvertent indecent exposure/public nudity in Colorado. Our attorneys can provide knowledgeable help in protecting you from criminal penalties.
What do These Charges Mean?
While there are different ways to be charged with indecent exposure. In general a person commits indecent exposure if he or she exposes his or her genitals to the view of another person with the purpose of either shocking or alarming them or for sexual gratification or for both reasons. Indecent exposure is usually a class one misdemeanor (M1) and carries with it all the inherent risks and pitfalls of most other sex crimes, to include sex offender registration in Colorado, sex offender probation, extensive potential incarceration, and many other restrictions on your social life, and interaction with society and your local community. Sometimes however indecent exposure can be charged as a felony.
Indecent Exposure Jury Trials and Plea Bargains
Jury trials for indecent exposure can be very tricky. Juries tend to believe almost anything a victim says in these types of cases since what the victim "saw" is not something many people can refute with evidence. That is why it is critical to hire a criminal defense attorney and sex crimes law firm in Arvada that has gone to trial on and been successful at beating these types of case in multiple different ways. The common sense, and criminal defense expertise and experience of your attorney may be the difference between you registering or not registering as a sex offender for the next decade or longer. Can you afford to hire the wrong person?
Shazam Kianpour has successfully defended countless indecent exposure cases in Denver County, Larimer County, Arapahoe County, Boulder County, Jefferson County, and many other counties in Colorado. Knowing what it takes to win, and understanding how to talk to jurors, prosecutors and judges is the edge you may need to save your future.
Give us a chance to compare ourselves with other law firms with a free consultation and you will not be looking any further. Protect your rights, protect your future, we are the beginning of your solution. Call Shazam Kianpour for a free consultation right now at 303-578-4036.
A Case Example
A recent case demonstrates our experience and skill in arguing for the dismissal of public nudity charges. Our 80-year-old client lived in a small, largely Hispanic apartment building where open doors were the norm. One morning he sat casually eating his breakfast on the building's public stairway in his shorts, and unknowingly exposed his genitals to children through the shorts' leg openings.
A child mentioned the incident to a parent, who reported our client to the police. After being charged with indecent exposure, our client contacted us. Through vigorous representation, we succeeded in having the charges dismissed by showing the exposure was not intentional.
Contact Us Today
Though public nudity charges are generally misdemeanor charges, multiple convictions can lead to felony charges. Before you suffer the stigma of a criminal record and a sex crime conviction, contact our office by calling 303-578-4036 for a no-charge consultation and aggressive, experienced legal help. We offer free initial consultations.