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Was arrested in Pontiac Ill indecency code 1570

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was arrested in Pontiac Ill for public indecency code 1570 according to arrest report at sentry booking statute(###) ###-####was given offense 1585 criminal sexual assault crime class a. Was told it was i misdemeanor not sure what class A means criminal assault means. Was masturbating in my car and was covered over. How seous is this and do I need a Lawyer?
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Criminal Lawyer: Legal-Kal, Criminal Defense Lawyer replied 1 year ago
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Good afternoon: My name is ***** ***** I would be happy to provide general information regarding your question. May I ask, have you ever been convicted of public indecency before?
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That's ok we can type
Criminal Lawyer: Legal-Kal, Criminal Defense Lawyer replied 1 year ago
Thank you. Also, if you received a phone call notification, please be advised that this is a message that is generated by the website and was not generated by me. So, a Class A misdemeanor is the highest misdemeanor offense in Illinois. It is punishable by jail time of up to 364 days in county jail and a fine of up to $2,500.00. Also, if a person is convicted of three or more public indecency offenses, they will be forced to register as a Sex Offender. So, the offense is serious in nature because of the long-term ramifications. While jail time for a person with no previous criminal history is rare for this offense (as most likely you will receive some other type of disposition), it is still technically allowable under the law. Also, because the offense is punishable by jail time (again, punishable, which does not mean you will absolutely be sentenced to jail), the law requires that an attorney represent you. So if you cannot afford an attorney, a public defender will be appointed for you in Court to handle the matter. Any questions based on this? If so, please ask!
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