Solicitation of a Prostitute
New Jersey Prostitute Solicitation Lawyer
Solicitation of a prostitute is a sex crime. As a sex crime, a conviction can lead to jail time, fines and registration as a sex offender. The possible publicity from a conviction can also have a negative effect on your life. Even a guilty plea can lead to newspaper articles that expose your personal life and harm your professional reputation.
I am Anthony N. Palumbo and I am a criminal defense attorney. I know how serious these charges can be. I will fight to reduce your public exposure and try to get your charges dismissed. My knowledge and experience in this area as well as my relationships with various prosecutors who would be handling this matter allow me to help my clients avoid having their personal lives exposed.
I understand your delicate situation and I will help you fight these charges and protect your interests. Contact me, a New Jersey prostitute solicitation attorney, online or call 908-643-6801 for a free and confidential initial consultation.
Charges for Solicitation of a Prostitute
In New Jersey, solicitation of a prostitute and prostitution are charged as the same crime, known as solicitation and prostitution. To be convicted of the charge of prostitution the prosecution must prove that you offered or accepted money in exchange for sexual services. Sexual services can include any number of sexual activities, ranging from intercourse to sexual touching.
Penalties for Conviction of Solicitation of a Prostitute
If it is your first conviction for prostitution, you could face six months in jail and up to $1,000 in fines. For every subsequent offense, conviction carries up to 18 months in prison and fines up to $10,000. You could also lose your driver’s license.
Additionally, if you are convicted of solicitation and prostitution in New Jersey, you may need to register as a sex offender. Megan’s Law requires those convicted of specific sex crimes to register their personal information with their local community. This means that your neighbors will know that you were convicted of a crime.
Hire a Criminal Defense Attorney in Union – Middlesex – Monmouth – Essex County New Jersey
I have the experience necessary to fight these charges. I have had success reducing my clients’ penalties and negotiating plea agreements. Let me use my experience to help you. Contact me, a criminal defense attorney in New Jersey, to discuss your case.