HAVE YOU BEEN ACCUSED OF PROSTITUTION?
Prostitution, or the exchange of sex or sexual activity for money, is illegal in the state of California. One may be charged with prostitution even if no sex acts were performed or no money was exchanged. All that is needed for a prosecutor to charge you with prostitution is a simple agreement to give or receive sex for money.
Convictions of this offense can carry jail time, probation, fines, community service and even registration as a sex offender. In addition, subsequent offenses bring enhanced penalties. Given the nature of such a charge, it is important that you know your rights and go about the defense of your case as soon as you are aware of the charges. There are several defenses that a lawyer with Okabe and Haushalter can use to get charges of prostitution dropped. These include: insufficient evidence, unreliable witness, entrapment, lack of intent, and lack of knowledge.
CONTACT A LOS ANGELES CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
If you have been accused of prostitution in Los Angeles, it is in your best interests to secure competent, quality counsel to assist you in your case. A skilled attorney with our firm will assess the investigation and ensure you have the strongest defense in your case. Our lawyers will fight for the defense of your rights in the court in order to attain the most favorable outcome in your case. If you need quality, aggressive legal representation, contact a Los Angeles prostitution defense attorney with Okabe and Haushalter today to discuss your defense.