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Crimes Involving Sexually-Oriented Business

Illegal Operation of Sexually Oriented Business in Ohio In Cleveland, police and prosecutors use ORC 2907.40 to regulate the hours and allowable activity in businesses where sexually-themed entertainment is provided. In particular, it orders such businesses to close between midnight and 6:00 a.m., unless the business holds a liquor license that allows longer hours. Violation of this clause is a first-degree misdemeanor, the penalties for illegally operating a sexually-oriented business can result in a six-month…

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Use of a Minor in Nudity-Oriented Material or Performance

In Cleveland, it is a crime to photograph or transmit images of a minor in a state of nudity unless you are the child’s parent, or the material is part of a bona fide artistic, medical, scientific, educational, religious, governmental, judicial, or other proper purpose, and the minor’s parent or guardian provides written consent. Violation of Illegal Use of Minor in Nudity-Oriented Material or Performance (O.R.C. 2907.323) is a felony that includes several parts. For…

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Sexual Imposition Charges in Ohio

The first thing to know about an arrest for Sexual Imposition (O.R.C. 2907.06) in the Cleveland, Ohio area is that it is a crime that qualifies as a Tier One Sex Offense under Ohio law, so if you are convicted of Sexual Imposition, you will be required to register as a sex offender for the next 15 years, and face various hardships related to being a registered sex offender. What is Sexual Imposition in Ohio?…

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Penalties for Unlawful Sexual Conduct With a Minor

Is It A Defense That I Thought The Person Was Of Age When I Was Charged With Unlawful Sexual Conduct With A Minor? The answer is that it depends on the facts of your case. In the Cleveland, Ohio area, no one who is 18 years of age or older can engage in sexual conduct with someone who is less than 16 years old. While you may argue that you believed the person to be…

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