Los Angeles Solicitation for Prostitution Lawyers
Prostitution crimes are serious offenses in the state of California. As with other states, California judges assign jail time to first-time offenders of this crime. You could be facing stiff fines and considerable time in jail if the authorities have cited you for solicitation of prostitution. A Los Angeles prostitution solicitation attorney can assist you so that you can preserve your reputation and avoid ending up with a criminal record that could set you back in life. You can schedule a consultation and explain your situation to the attorney. At that time, the attorney can tell you what he or she can do for you.
What Is Prostitution?
Prostitution is a criminal act in which a person sells sexual favors to another person for cash money. In some instances, the offenders exchange drugs or paraphernalia for such favors. It is unlawful for a person to sell his or her body, and it is unlawful for another person to buy sexual favors from another human being. Therefore, your case requires the assistance of a seasoned professional.
What Is Solicitation of Prostitution?
The solicitation of prostitution is the act of offering the services or initiating the transaction. For example, a man who blatantly states that he will pay anyone who is willing to give him access to her private parts is guilty of solicitation. A man who pulls up to a woman who is walking down the street and flashes money at her is also guilty of solicitation. A woman who makes sexually suggestive statements to male passerby can be charged with and convicted of solicitation. A woman who dresses in provocative clothing and paces up and down the same street corner can be guilty of solicitation, as well. Males can be guilty of peddling sexual favors and initiating the transactions, too.
What Are the Penalties for Solicitation of Prostitution?
The penalty for a first-time offense of prostitution solicitation is a fine of up to $1,000 and up to six months in jail. The authorities may charge you with attempted solicitation even if the other person did not hear your request to engage in the transaction. A conviction for attempted solicitation yields a penalty of up to three months in jail and a fine of up to $500.
How Can an Experienced Attorney Assist You?
An attorney can first help you by relieving some of your stress and listening to your story. The attorney has a mission, and that mission is to prove you innocent even though the authorities are trying to prove that you are guilty. He or she an review the case and try to find holes in it such as entrapment, improper procedures, cruelty, failure to read Miranda rights and the like. You can increase your chances of receiving an acquittal or dismissal by contacting an attorney today. The first step is scheduling a consultation.
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The attorneys at our firm care deeply about your reputation and your freedom. We want to see you have a positive case outcome. We have the statistics to prove that working with us is a smart move. A high percentage of our clients have gone on to live normal and happy lives after they received an acquittal on their case. Even if you do not receive an acquittal, we can help to minimize your sentence or alter the specifics so that you do not lose your job and your family. Give us a call and allow us to represent you in this sensitive matter. We will provide you with the utmost level of confidentially and professionalism.