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Prostitution / Solicitation

If you are facing charges for prostitution or solicitation, it is significantly necessary for you to hire an aggressive criminal defense attorney. The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC sex crimes defense attorneys are aware of the damaging effects of a prostitution or solicitation conviction. Our Melbourne criminal defense law firm has experience in defending sex crimes charges in Brevard County, Florida, including the cities and towns of Melbourne, Satellite Beach, Merritt Island, Titusville, Viera, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Indialantic, Indian Harbour Beach, Melbourne Beach, West Melbourne, Palm Bay and Rockledge.

Melbourne Prostitution Defense Attorney

Obtaining an experienced criminal defense attorney is necessary in order to steer clear of a solicitation of prostitution. Typically individual are victims of law enforcement sting operation, which in some cases may qualify as entrapment. Usually, not all police stings will be considered entrapment. The experienced lawyers at The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC assist clients in determining the best defense strategy for your particular case.

The solicitation of prostitution is any attempt or act of procuring the services of a prostitute. Whether or not the services were purchased, an individual could still be charged with solicitation. The simple act of discussing or agreeing to a price or specifics of a transaction with a prostitute, or attempting to procure sexual acts for money, is against the law.

In Florida, solicitation or prostitution is a serious charge that could potentially be punishable by severe consequences. First-time offenses are usually charged as a misdemeanor with imprisonment for up to one year. Subsequent convictions are felonies punishable by imprisonment of over a year. Additional to enduring a prison term, offenders are placed in humiliating position. Sexual offense trials have potential to become public. This means the accused offenders social and professional reputation is on the line.

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Potential Prostitution /Solicitation Conviction Penalties

The penalties for conviction on charges of solicitation, prostitution or public exposure could include:

  • Imprisonment
  • Substantial financial fees
  • Loss of employment
  • Mandated HIV testing
  • AIDS / Sexual disease classes

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Possible Defense Strategies

The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC criminal defense law firm is knowledgeable in how Florida’s prosecutors prosecute solicitation and prostitution cases. We are skilled in challenging evidence in solicitation cases. If you’ve been charged of solicitation or prostitution as a result of a sting operation, lewdness or indecent exposure, there may be special conditions that could help us defend your case.

Our Brevard County sex crime attorneys will investigate the circumstances surrounding your arrest to determine whether: 

  • The arrest was legal
  • You were informed of your legal rights
  • The decoy officer the same person who wrote up your report
  • There were any problems with the taping technique or sound quality
  • You were coerced into saying something or behaving out of character
  • The officer involved in the arrest is guilty of entrapment

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The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC| Solicitation Defense Lawyer in Brevard County

The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC will strive to keep your case private. Our experienced criminal defense attorneys will assist and represent clients utilizing the best defense strategy for your case. Contact The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC by calling (321) 253-3447 or provide us the details of your case in our online form. The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC handles Prostitution / Solicitation matters in Brevard County, Volusia County, Seminole County, Orange County, Osceola County, and Indian River County, FL.

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