There are many offenses that are considered sex crimes. One of these offenses is taking indecent liberties with children. If you are charged with such an offense, it's important to begin putting your defense together. This and other similar crimes carry stiff penalties, but there are other issues that may arise. For example, you may find your reputation is damaged and your friends and family are not supporting you. The media may be involved and reporting what happens with your case. In some cases, you may feel as though you have been found guilty in the court of public opinion even though you are supposed to be presumed innocent until -- and only if -- you are found guilty by a court of law.
The elements of taking indecent liberties with a child are: