Lewd and Lascivious Conduct With a Child

Lewd and lascivious conduct with a child is inappropriate behavior of a sexual nature. The victims are children under 16 years old, and lewd and lascivious conduct with a minor is often charged as a felony sex offense. A person convicted of lascivious behavior with a child can face severe penalties, including up to life in prison, and must register as a sex offender for ten years. Learn more in our legal guide below.

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Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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UPDATED: Jun 29, 2022

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