Lewdness with a minor is a serious felony in Las Vegas that can lead to severe consequences.

WHAT CONSTITUTES LEWDNESS WITH A MINOR?

Lewdness with a minor is defined by (a) Is 18 years of age or older and willfully and lewdly commits any lewd or lascivious act, other than acts constituting the crime of sexual assault, upon or with the body, or any part or member thereof, of a child under the age of 16 years, with the intent of arousing, appealing to, or gratifying the lust or passions or sexual desires of that person or of that child; or

  (b) Is under the age of 18 years and willfully and lewdly commits any lewd or lascivious act, other than acts constituting the crime of sexual assault, upon or with the body, or any part or member thereof, of a child under the age of 14 years, with the intent of arousing, appealing to, or gratifying the lust or passions or sexual desires of that person or of that child.

PENALTIES OF LEWDNESS WITH A MINOR CHARGES:

A person who commits lewdness with a child under the age of 14 years is guilty of a category A felony and will be punished:

  • By imprisonment for life with the possibility of parole after a minimum of 10 years has been served; and

  • A possible fine of not more than $10,000.

A person who commits lewdness with a child who is 14 or 15 years of age is guilty of a category B felony and will be punished:

  • A minimum term of not less than 1 year and a maximum term of not more than 10 years; and

  • A possible fine of not more than $10,000.

DEFENSES TO LEWDNESS WITH A MINOR CHARGES:

Due to the severity of the lewdness with a minor charges, it is vital that you contact a qualified attorney. Adrian Lobo is an experienced Las Vegas criminal defense attorney who has dealt with several lewdness with a minor cases and has helped clients get the help and results they deserve. Contact Adrian Lobo today and schedule a consultation in order to discuss your lewdness with a minor charges.