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Charged with Lewdness in NJ?

2C:14-4(a) or (b) We Can Help to:

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A Conviction for Lewdness in NJ can results in:

  • Jail for up to 6 months or 18 months depending on which grade charged and a Permanent Criminal Record (lewdness record may not be permanent for juveniles in NJ)
  • Prevent you for obtaining a job
  • Increase your home and auto insurance rates
  • Cause you to be denied entry to certain foreign countries
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What is Lewdness in NJ According to The Law:

DEFINITION and SENTENCE: 2C:14-4 Lewdness: A person commits a disorderly persons offense (sentence up to 6 months in jail and $1000.00 fine) if he does any flagrantly lewd and offensive act which he knows or reasonably expects is likely to be observed by other nonconsenting persons who would be affronted or alarmed.

A person commits a crime of the fourth degree (up to 18 months in jail $7500.00 in fines) for Lewdness if:

  • He exposes his intimate parts for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of the actor or of any other person under circumstances where the actor knows or reasonably expects he is likely to be observed by a child who is less than 13 years of age where the actor is at least four years older than the child.

  • He exposes his intimate parts for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of the actor or of any other person under circumstances where the actor knows or reasonably expects he is likely to be observed by a person who because of mental disease or defect is unable to understand the sexual nature of the actor's conduct.

"lewd acts" shall include the exposing of the genitals for the purpose of arousing or gratifying the sexual desire of the actor or of any other person.

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Our firm has successfully represented over 12,000 clients in NJ. We handle cases in every municipal and criminal court in NJ. If you want to win your Lewdness charge you must get the Best Criminal Lawyer possible. Just because you made a mistake does not mean that you deserve to go to jail or even have a permanent criminal record. Even if you think you are guilty and your case seem hopeless We Can Help! Attorney H. Scott Aalsberg, Esq., has a 98%* success rate of winning, reducing or downgrading the charges for his clients. Call 1-800-9-RIGHTS and setup a free in office consultation to learn what he can do for you.

Common Acts that constitute Lewdness: 2C:14-4(a) or (b) Include the following:

  • Going to bathroom in public
  • Sexual acts or touching in public bathroom or rest area on GS Parkway or NJ Turnpike
  • Touching of male or female sexual organs in public
  • Sexual acts or touching in the car
  • Sexual acts or touching on the beach
  • Sexual acts or touching in the woods
  • Exposing oneself in public (flashing)
  • Exposing either a breast, penis, or buttocks
Attorney H. Scott Aalsberg, Esq., P.C.

Your Criminal Summons For Lewdness Can = The Loss Of Your Job:

Today many jobs require a criminal background check: Licensed professionals such as: teachers, truck drivers, medical and financial professionals are subject to background checks periodically even while whether you are a truck driver, nurse, financial planner or a teacher with a criminal charge of lewdness on your record, the outcome of your job may be the same: unemployed. Don't let this happen to you, get the best defense: Get Not Guilty. Put the success of over 12,000 cases to work for you in reducing, eliminating or winning the charges. The call at 1-800-9 RIGHTS is free the results will be priceless!

Commonly Asked Questions About Lewdnes

Yes, lewdness is commonly charged with other criminal charges. Many times these charges are added after a person has been arrested. The most common charge to be added to a lewdness charge is disorderly conduct. By hiring our office early sometimes we can stop these additional charges from being added. If a minor was present and could have witnessed the event expect that not only will you be charged with lewdness but also endangering the welfare of a child.

Yes, if lewdness is charged as a disorderly persons offense you face up to 180 days in jail and if charged as a 4th degree crime you face up to 18 months in jail. However, even if your case seems unbeatable that does not mean that we cannot keep you out of jail or even win the charge. Don't be embarrassed call today and setup your free in office consultation so you can learn how we can help win your lewdness charge.

Many people who choose a lawyer are not satisfied with the lawyer Why? Because they choose based on price or location. The best lawyer for your lewdness charge is typically not the closest attorney or the cheapest. Many websites can sound great, but did the lawyer write it, or was it done by a PR firm. What type of reviews does the lawyer have on google or yahoo? We do not use a PR firm and our website is created in house so you know that you can rely on the information presented. Attorney Aalsberg is endorsed by over 225 other Lawyers nationwide and has won or been selected for numerous top industry awards which are listed at the top of this page.

No, In nearly all cases intoxication is not a defense. In most cases of lewdness the person charged is intoxicated so it is common for a person to be intoxicated. Although not a defense, to lewdness we can use intoxication to show that the act was not intended as a purposeful or willful act and although you will still be responsible for your action this fact can be used to lower or reduce any sentence the court may impose for the lewd act.

From Arrest To Trial We Can Help:

The sooner our lawyers get started on your case the more we can do to help you. Thinking about what to do is the biggest mistake most people charged with Lewdness make. As soon as your arrested you should call us. The more time our lawyers have to work on your case the more we can do to help you. Sitting at home worrying about your case will not make it go away, but the extra time you give our lawyers to work on your case could mean the difference between winning or losing. A Criminal Charge, is like a cancer: the longer you wait the harder it will be to help you. If you want the best result for you case you must contact our office as soon as possible and setup the free in office consultation. Lewdness may be an embarrassing charge but going to jail is even worse!

Get the Best Defense

When you are charged with lewdness you need the best defense. These charges if they stick will not only give you a criminal record but will have that "disgusting" factor. You only have one chance to get the best defense to your lewdness charge don't chance it without getting the best defense. No Attorney can guarantee a result but when you put the best attorney on your side you have the best chance of winning. Attorney H. Scott Aalsberg has been listed by The National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys as one of the Top Ten NJ Criminal Lawyers, and listed by the National Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 25 Trial Lawyers.