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Child Corruption: A Serious Issue to Address and Prevent

If you have been accused of corruption of a minor under Ohio’s Revised Code 2907.04, it’s crucial to get in touch with a skilled Lisbon prostitution lawyer, at the reputable Youngstown Criminal Law Group.

Take advantage of a complimentary and confidential consultation to delve into the criminal charge, explore strategies to mitigate typical penalties, and identify applicable defenses.

Attorney Sean Logue stands ready to advocate for clients accused of serious sexually motivated crimes in Columbiana County, which ranks as Ohio’s third-most populous county. Brian also serves clients in the surrounding counties of Butler County to the north, Warren County to the northeast, and Clermont County to the east.

Don’t hesitate; call 330-992-3036 today to discuss your case.

Ohio Corruption of a Minor: Elements and Definitions

Under Ohio law, the criminal offense of corruption of a minor (R.C. 2907.04) entails specific elements that must be met:

  • Age Requirement: The defendant must be 18 years or older.
  • Sexual Conduct: Engaging in any form of sexual activity with another person.
  • Non-Spouse: The other person involved must not be the defendant’s spouse.
  • Minor’s Age: The defendant must have knowledge that the other person is between 13 and 16 years old, or the defendant acted recklessly in this regard.

Understanding Ohio’s Sex Crime Statutes

To comprehend the language used in the law, refer to the standard jury instruction for corruption of a minor (R.C. 2907.04) at 2 OJI-CR 507.04. This instruction provides definitions for various terms associated with the offense.

For instance, “sexual conduct” encompasses vaginal intercourse, anal intercourse, fellatio, or cunnilingus, regardless of the participants’ sex. Keep in mind that any degree of penetration is enough to complete vaginal or anal intercourse, as per Ohio law.

If you face charges related to corruption of a minor under Ohio’s Revised Code 2907.04, contact Youngstown Criminal Law Group, a reputable Lisbon sex crimes lawyer.

Attorney Sean Logue specializes in representing clients within Lisbon’s major enclaves, including Norwood, Elmwood Place, and Saint Bernard. He also serves clients accused of corrupting a minor in nearby cities such as Blue Ash, Cheviot, Deer Park, Forest Park, Harrison, Village of Indian Hill, Madeira, Montgomery, Mount Healthy, North College Hill, Norwood, Reading, Silverton, Springdale, St. Bernard, and Wyoming.

For prompt assistance, call 330-992-3036 today.

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