Mamaroneck Prostitution Attorney
Arrested for Prostitution in Mamaroneck, NY?
If you have been arrested for prostitution in New York, you are facing
harsh penalties. Not only will you face long prison sentences and expensive
fines, your reputation will suffer substantial damage if you are required
to register as a sex offender.
Tilem & Associates, we are ready to discuss your case and help you get started on an effective
and personalized defense. With
more than 25 years of experience, our Mamaroneck criminal defense lawyer can help you navigate through
the complexities of the legal system and obtain the most favorable outcome
possible. Do not hesitate to have a committed and reliable legal team
on your side.
You can be charged with prostitution in New York if you engage in, agree
to engage in, or offer to engage in sexual acts with another individual
in exchange for money. Prostitution is considered a class B misdemeanor,
punishable by a maximum jail sentence of three months and a fine of up
to $500. However, if prostitution occurred in a school zone, it is a class
A misdemeanor. A class A misdemeanor is punishable by a maximum jail sentence
of one year and a fine of up to $1,000.
Patronizing a prostitute involves the actual act of paying or agreeing
to pay someone to engage in sexual conduct for a price. In addition, this
offense can involve soliciting or requesting another individual to engage
in sexual intercourse for money.
The following are the levels of patronizing a prostitute include:
If an offender is over 21 years old and patronizes a person who is under
17 years of age (class A misdemeanor)
- Maximum jail sentence of one year
- Fine of up to $1,000
If an offender is over 18 years old and patronizes a person under 14 years
of age (class E felony)
- Prison sentence of one and a half to four years
- Fine of up to $5,000
If an offender is over 18 years old and patronizes a person under 11 years
of age (class D felony)
- Prison sentence of two to seven years
- Fine of up to $5,000
If a person knowingly advances or profits from prostitution or with the
intent to advance or profit from prostitution by distributing to 10 or
more people in a public place obscene material that depicts nudity, it
is considered a class A misdemeanor. The crime of sex trafficking is a
class B felony, which is punishable by a prison sentence of 10 to 25 years.
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simply about being in the wrong place at the wrong time. We can investigate
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