Mt. Kisco Prostitution Lawyer
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In New York, those promoting prostitution services, patronizing a prostitute,
and committing the act of prostitution can be convicted of serious penalties.
Not only will they face jail or prison time and fines, but they may have
to register as a sex offender.
If you have been charged with any of these crimes involving prostitution
in Mt. Kisco, NY,
Tilem & Associates are committed to fighting for your freedom and protecting your rights. With
more than 25 years of experience, our legal team completely understands the intricacies of the law to help
you determine all of your available legal options.
Penalties for Prostitution Crimes
A person guilty of committing the act of prostitution is when such person
engages, agrees, or offers to engage in sexual conduct with another individual
for a fee. This offense is considered a Class B misdemeanor, punishable
by a jail sentence of up to three months and a maximum fine of $500.
A person guilty of patronizing a prostitute is when such person solicits
or pays another to engage in sexual conduct. This offense is considered
a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by a jail sentence of up to one year
and a maximum fine of $1,000.
However, if the patronizing individual is over 18 years old and the prostitute
is younger than 14 years of age, it is Class E felony. A Class E felony
is punishable by a prison sentence of up to four years. If the prostitute
is younger than 11 years old, it is considered a Class D felony. A Class
D felony is punishable by a prison sentence of up to seven years.
A person guilty of promoting prostitution is when such person knowingly
profits or participates in a prostitution enterprise consisting of two
or more prostitutions. This offense is considered a Class D felony, which
is punishable by a maximum prison sentence of seven years, with a mandatory
minimum of four years. However, penalties can become more severe depending
on the age of the prostitutes and if prostitution was compelled by intimidation
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Being convicted of a prostitution crime can cause substantially damage
to your reputation, which is why it is imperative to obtain the legal
services of a criminal defense lawyer. Let us put this mistake behind
you once and for all.
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