Disorderly conduct in California isn’t really one specific charge. It’s a blanket term that covers a surprisingly large array and variety of charges.
Charges that fall under the category of disorderly conduct in California include:
- Disturbing the peace
- Prostitution (both soliciting and engaging)
- Public intoxication
- Invasion of privacy
- And many more
If you’re going through California’s laws, you’ll find disorderly conduct mentioned when you read PC 647.
The exact consequences of disorderly conduct in California depend on what type of crime you’ve been charged with. In most cases, you could face up to one year in jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000, or community service.
The biggest consequence connected to disorderly conduct crimes in Ca...