If you have been charged with Prostitution or Solicitation for Prostitution, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to explain your side of the story and ensure your rights are protected.
Charged with Prostitution?
Solicitation for Prostitution is a second-degree misdemeanor in Florida, making it a criminal defense for first offenders. Subsequent offenders may find themselves facing felony charges. A conviction carries significant stigma and embarrassment, not to mention fines and penalties, and may put your reputation or career in jeopardy.
Prostitution is defined as “the practice or occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for payment.” Charges are sometimes full of ambiguities and misinterpretations; call us now if you or a family member has been charged with Prostitution. Call Hugh now discuss your legal options.
Protect yourself with prostitution defense services from Hugh James McDonnell. Mr. McDonnell is an experienced defense attorney who can help you avoid a formal conviction, the possibility of your charges dropped, or your record expunged.
The Unique Charge Of Solicitation For Prostitution
Solicitation for Prostitution is a unique charge in that the crime can be committed without action having taken place. Words alone are enough to warrant a charge. An exchange of money is not required. Nor is it required that a sex act occur. The simple offer, encouragement, bribe, command, or request for sexual activity is enough to lead to a Solicitation for Prostitution charge. The person being asked does not have to be a prostitute for the charge to apply.
There are several Solicitation for Prostitution defense strategies that may be employed to fight these charges and clear your record. Hugh James McDonnell will explore all of them to develop the best defense strategy for your particular situation.
Orlando Prostitution Defense Attorney Hugh James McDonnell Will Protect Your Reputation
Don’t risk your reputation or your record. If you have been arrested or charged with Solicitation for Prostitution in Orlando or Central Florida, contact Hugh James McDonnell at 888-422-4200 to discuss your defense options in a confidential manner.
The firm is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 888-422-4200 or you may schedule a confidential initial consultation online.