Miami Prostitution Attorney
Are you facing charges of prostitution?
If you have been arrested and charged with prostitution, you could be facing either a misdemeanor or felony charge. A first offense is usually filed as a misdemeanor, but the penalties can include up to 60 days in jail plus a $500 fine. If you have a prior conviction, you will be facing more severe penalties. Those who are deemed to be "repeat offenders" are going to suffer very heavy punishment if they have several convictions on their criminal record.
Under the current Florida Statutes Sections 996.03 -796.09, a third conviction of prostitution is usually filed as a felony. The punishments imposed by the court could include up to 5 years in state prison, and a fines as high as $5,000. It is imperative that you contact a Miami sex crime lawyer from Seltzer Mayberg, LLC immediately if you are facing charges. As a former Miami Cyber Crimes Prosecutor, our firm knows the law from the inside out in sex crime cases, and how to best navigate through the criminal justice system to seek any advantage for you, including a dismissed charge, reduced charge or an acquittal at trial.
Prostitution Charges in Miami
In cases in which the allegation is that a person under the age of 18 was procured for prostitution, the damage to your life in a conviction can last a lifetime. The penalties could include up to up to 15 years in state prison and fines as high as $10,000. Any case of criminal charges of prostitution must be addressed with skill, and with fast effective defense action. Our firm is committed to providing the level of legal counsel you will need to fight back in court. We are 100% litigators, and our lead attorney's background as a former prosecutor can be of great benefit when facing criminal charges, either misdemeanor or felony, of prostitution. We are available 24/7 to assist you, and we don't have an answering service, you will talk to a live person who can assist you.
Contact a Miami prostitution defense lawyer
from our firm at once if you have been arrested and charged in Miami.