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ARS §13-1403 Public Sexual Indecency in Arizona

If you are facing Public Sexual Indecency charges in Arizona, you risk going to jail without an experienced criminal defense attorney fighting for you. David Michael Cantor is a board certified criminal law specialist with the experience needed to keep your freedom.

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What is Public Sexual Indecency ARS §13-1403?

Public Sexual Indecency happens when a person intentionally or knowingly engages in the act of sexual conduct or sexual contact while another person is present and the accused is reckless about whether or not the person would be offended or alarmed by witnessing the act.

Public Sexual Indecency is a Class 1 misdemeanor, but will be escalated to a Class 5 felony if a minor witnessed the Public Sexual Indecency.

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Public Sexual Indecency Punishment

Misdemeanor First Offense:

  • Up to 6 Months Jail
  • Up to $2,500 Fines (plus 84% surcharge)
  • 3 Years Probation & Counseling

Felony First Offense:

  • Up to 1 Year Jail (or 2.5 Years in Prison in some cases)
  • Up to $150,000 Fines (plus 84% surcharge)
  • 3 Years Probation & Counseling

Felony Second Offense:

  • Up to 3.75 Years in Prison
  • Up to $150,000 Fines (plus 84% surcharge)
  • 3 Years Probation & Counseling

Felony Third Offense:

  • Up to 7.75 Years in Prison however this could be increased up to 15 years if twice previously convicted of public sexual indecency
  • Up to $150,000 Fines (plus 84% surcharge)
  • 3 Years Probation & Counseling

DM Cantor take pride in knowing more about the defense of Public Sexual Indecency than prosecutors and police officers. The vast criminal case library at DM Cantor, with research materials devoted to challenging accusations involving sex crimes will prove necessary in mounting the best defense for your case.

Legal Defenses for Public Sexual Indecency are:

  • Refuting The Third Party as Being a Reasonable Person
  • The Defendants was Not Reckless In His/Her Actions
  • Miranda Rights Violation
  • Denial of Right to Counsel

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If you face charges of Public Sexual Indecency with inadequate criminal defense representation you face being incarcerated. It is important to speak with an experienced sex crimes defense lawyer as soon as you know there might be an issue. We offer free case consultations whether or not you’ve been charged or are in the pre-charge phase. Call us today to schedule time to meet with an attorney.

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