Boston Open and Lewd Defense Attorney
Massachusetts Open and Lewd Laws
Open and lewd behavior is easy to know when you see it, but difficult to explain all the situations. Essentially, these cases have to do with defendants charged with exposing themselves in public in some way. With alcohol so prevalent in our society, many people are wrongfully charged with this crime. It is not uncommon to see a defendant that had too much to drive, publically urinate somewhere and be charged with Open and Lewd behavior.
Massachusetts Open and Lewd Penalties
If a defendant is convicted of an open and lewd charge, the defendant could face up to 3 years in state prison, or not more than 2 years in jail. The defendant could also face up to a $300 fine. The defendant may also be required to fulfill certain requirements with the sex offender registry board.
Massachusetts Open and Lewd Lawyer
The penalties for open and lewd behavior are serious, and the sex offender registry requirements complicate issues. Aside from the jail penalties, an open and lewd charge can have significant effects on your employment and personal life. If charged with open and lewd behavior, you need an aggressive defense lawyer. Attorney Jason Chan has the experience to help you with your open and lewd charge.
Call Attorney Jason Chan today at 508-808-8902 to talk about your open and lewd case.