Public Lewdness

Public Lewdness

If you or a loved one is charged or indicted for Public Lewdness you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to help you through the process. The legal team at Townsend, Gebhardt & Eppes, PLLC has the experience to handle the most serious of criminal offenses.

 

In Texas a person commits Public lewdness if he knowingly engages in any of the following acts in a public place or, if not in a public place, he is reckless about whether another is present who will be offended or alarmed by his:

  1. act of sexual intercourse;
  2. act of deviate sexual intercourse;
  3. act of sexual contact;  or
  4. act involving contact between the person’s mouth or genitals and the anus or genitals of an animal or fowl.

Texas Penal Code Section 21.07

 

Public Lewdness as described above is a Class A misdemeanor. If you are charged for this offense you are facing up to one year in the County jail. It is important to have an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side when you are charged with an offense like public lewdness. Let the legal team at Townsend, Gebhardt & Eppes, PLLC review your case by calling (817) 502-3600 or submitting an online form right now to set up a completely free initial consultation.

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