Indecent Exposure to a Child
Indecent Exposure to a Child usually involves the public display of sexual
organs in a vulgar manner with a child who observes the act. In some cases,
an individual may face an Indecent Exposure to a Child charge from and
activity done in a private place if it is seen from outside that private
area by a child. Florida law includes heavy fines and severe criminal
penalties, including potential mandatory/minimum sentences of up to 25
years and maximum potential sentences of up to LIFE. Mr. Petruzzi has
represented numerous individuals charged with, or under investigation
for, Indecent Exposure to a Child offenses by State authorities. His experience
and knowledge serves as an invaluable asset to his clients.
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State Indecent Exposure to a Child offense, contact our office at (305)-770-6550.
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Florida Indecent Exposure to a Child offenses are investigated and prosecuted
by various State and Local law enforcement agencies. Some common Florida
Statutes criminalizing Indecent Exposure to a Child include:
800.04 Lewd or lascivious offenses committed upon or in the presence of
persons less than 16 years of age.—
(7) LEWD OR LASCIVIOUS EXHIBITION.—
(a) A person who:
1. Intentionally masturbates;
2. Intentionally exposes the genitals in a lewd or lascivious manner; or
3. Intentionally commits any other sexual act that does not involve actual
physical or sexual contact with the victim, including, but not limited
to, sadomasochistic abuse, sexual bestiality, or the simulation of any
act involving sexual activity in the presence of a victim who is less
than 16 years of age, commits lewd or lascivious exhibition.
(b) An offender 18 years of age or older who commits a lewd or lascivious
exhibition commits a felony of the second degree, punishable as provided in s.
775.083, or s.
(c) An offender less than 18 years of age who commits a lewd or lascivious
exhibition commits a felony of the third degree, punishable as provided in s.
775.083, or s.