Category: Indecent Exposure
What are the possible defenses to Arizona Sex Crimes Charges?
The primary defenses to a sex offense include insufficient or tainted evidence, factual innocence, mistaken identity and, in some cases, consent. Moreover, it is important to examine the factual circumstances of the accuser. Moreover, there are statutory defenses for some specific situation:
For charges of sexual abuse pursuant A.R.S. 13-1404…read more »
What is entrapment?
Police may uncover sex offenders by posing as prostitutes, underage individuals or other parties to catch sex offenders while committing (or preparing to commit) sex crimes. Some sex-offense defendants argue that police actions, such as offers of sexual services, constitute entrapment. Entrapment means that the police induced the defendant to…read more »
What are penalties for a conviction of Indecent exposure in Arizona?
There is wide range of possibilities for a conviction of this type. If the victim is fifteen or more years of age it is a class 1 misdemeanor. While there is not a mandatory jail sentence, the maximum jail term for a class one misdemeanor is 6 months. If the…read more »
If have you been falsely charged with Indecent exposure, what must State prove to convict you?
In order for you to be convicted of the crime of Indecent Exposure, the State must prove beyond reasonable doubt you:
or (in case of a female accused) the areola or nipple of the breast;
another person is present; and
You were reckless about whether the…
How do Arizona Courts define “without consent”?
There are four (4) situations where Arizona law applies the terms “without consent.”
The victim is coerced by reason of a mental disorder, defect, drugs, alcohol or any type of impairment; and that impairment/condition is known or should have reasonably been known to the person accused of the crime;
What are ranges of punishments for Arizona Sex Offenses?
Obviously the penalties vary based on the type of crimes you are charged. Some accused a sexual assault charge (commonly known as rape) will be facing a different penalty than a person charged with indecent exposure (sometimes known as flashing.) The types of punishment range from:
Probation for a limited…read more »
What are some of the different types of Arizona Sex Crimes?
Sexual Assault A.R.S. 13-1406
Indecent Exposure A.R.S 13-1402
Public Sexual Indecency A.R.S. A.R.S 13-1403
Sex Abuse A.R.S 13-1404
Sexual Conduct with a Minor A.R.S. 13-1405
Sexual Misconduct – Behavior Health Professional A.R.S. 13-1418…
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