Utah Voyeurism Attorney
Salt Lake City Sex Crimes Lawyer
Voyeurism in Utah is when a person photographs, films, or otherwise record another person in a private setting for the purpose of seeing the private areas of a person’s body without that person’s consent. Charges for voyeurism have been brought against landlords who have set up recording equipment in their tenant’s bathrooms and bedrooms. One case was even reported where the landlord set up video tape equipment behind a two sided mirror allowing the landlord to view his tenants in the bathroom.
Voyeurism is a class A misdemeanor in the state of Utah and carries heavy penalties including up to a year in jail and thousands of dollars in fines, costs, and penalties. If you have been arrested for voyeurism in Salt Lake City, Ogden, Provo or anywhere in the state of Utah you will need the criminal defense team at Salcido Law Firm PLLC to defend your rights and ensure that you are protected throughout the stages of your criminal prosecution.
In defending your rights we will look to see if the alleged victim had a reasonable expectation of privacy in the matter. Utah prohibits charges of voyeurism if the person being recorded, videotaped, filmed, or photographed did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy. For example, if the recorded individual was doing it for commercial reasons it is unlikely that there was a reasonable expectation of privacy.
Distribution of Voyeur Material
In addition to voyeurism, Utah prohibits the sale or distribution of material which was obtained through voyeurism only the distribution of the material actually carries third degree felony penalties as opposed to misdemeanor penalties. If you have been charged with distribution of such material you will need the aggressive and competent criminal defense attorneys at Salcido Law Firm.
We Are Ready to Protect Your Rights
We are standing by ready for your call. You can contact us 24 hours a day locally at 801.413.1753 or toll free 888.337.3235 or you can email us anytime. Charges of voyeurism and distribution of material obtained by voyeurism is not something you want to risk facing on your own. Call us today and Get Protected!