Deception to obtain matter harmful to juveniles ORC § 2907.33

Defined:
  1. For the purpose of enabling a juvenile to obtain any material or gain admission to any performance which is harmful to juveniles
    • Falsely representing one’s self as the parent, or
    • Furnishing the juvenile false documentation.
  2. A juvenile, for the purpose of obtaining any material or gaining admission to any performance which is harmful to juveniles,
    • Falsely representing that one is 18 years old or over, or
    • Exhibiting false documentation suggesting that one is 18 or older.
Potential Penalties:

If committed by an adult, deception to obtain matter harmful to juveniles is a misdemeanor of the second degree and is penalizable by a prison term of up to 90 days in jail and a fine of up to $750. In the case of a juvenile, the juvenile is liable to being adjudged an unruly child and dealt with accordingly by the juvenile court.

At Funkhouser Law, from the moment a client walks through the door, we presume that they are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. As such, we work hard to accomplish the most favorable outcome for each of our clients. If you have been accused of deception to obtain matter harmful to juveniles, please call Funkhouser Law for a free consultation with an experienced, peer-rated lawyer.