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Oklahoma has numerous laws on its books under which prosecutors can charge defendants with crimes related to indecent or lewd acts with a minor. In many cases, the prison sentences for these crimes are quite severe, and merely being charged with a crime involving a lewd act with a minor can have devastating consequences for a defendant’s reputation, career, and family life. If you are being investigated or charged with a crime of an indecent or lewd act with a minor, then you will want to do everything you can to fight back as quickly and effectively as you can, which starts with working with the most experienced, aggressive criminal defense lawyer you can find. At the office of J. Patrick Quillian, Attorney at Law, in Oklahoma City, our criminal defense attorneys have the experience and dedication to their clients to work towards the most favorable resolution of your criminal charges.

The Penalties for Indecent or Lewd Acts With a Minor in Oklahoma

Oklahoma’s criminal laws against indecent or lewd acts with a minor includes the following criminal acts with which prosecutors can charge defendants:

  • Lewdly exposing oneself in public when children are around
  • Procuring or assisting a minor in taking any act for sexual stimulation of the viewer
  • Creating, distributing, or possessing any form of child pornography or obscene material
  • Showing or distributing to a minor any form of child pornography or obscene material
  • Soliciting or assisting a minor in an indecent act

Defendants charged with violating Oklahoma’s laws against indecent or lewd acts with a minor face a minimum of 10 years and a maximum of 30 years in prison for conviction, and a minimum of 25 years when the victim is under 12 years of age. Furthermore, the reputational and career damage of an ongoing investigation can take an extremely high toll even where there is no conviction. In addition, other state and federal criminal laws may apply to certain acts, exposing you to multiple sentences.

Aggressive Criminal Defense Against All Charges

Because the potential consequences to your freedom and reputation are so high, you should contact an experienced, aggressive criminal defense lawyer at the first sign of an investigation. Our criminal defense team is dedicated to pursuing every possible strategy to questioning the sufficiency of the prosecution’s evidence against you and determining whether police and prosecutors have violated your constitutional rights. We will work towards the best possible outcome in your case, whether that be a closed investigation, dismissal of charges, not guilty verdict, or favorable deal.

Schedule a Consultation Today

Oklahoma City criminal defense attorney Patrick Quillian is a former Oklahoma district attorney who relies on his years of experience in prosecuting cases to provide the best possible defense for all defendants being investigated or charged with crimes of indecent or lewd acts with a minor. Contact the office of J. Patrick Quillian, Attorney at Law, today at 405.294.4448 to schedule a free consultation to see what his criminal defense team can do for you.