Prostitution, exchanging sex or sexual activity for money, is illegal in California. If you are convicted of this offense, you may face time in jail, fines, probation, community service and possible registration as a sex offender. Second, third and subsequent offenses carry enhanced penalties.
Have you been arrested for a prostitution-related offense in the Sacramento area? Contact the Law Office of Russ Wyatt and find out how we can help. You may be charged with prostitution even if no money was actually exchanged or if no sex acts were performed. Simply agreeing to give or receive sex for money may be enough for a prosecutor to charge you with prostitution, and you will need a lawyer on your side to defend your rights. What if an undercover law enforcement officer entrapped you into offering money in exchange for sexual activity? What are your rights in this case? A defense lawyer at our firm can answer your questions and can help use this to your advantage.
At our firm, we are committed to defending clients who have been arrested or charged with a crime in Sacramento. We believe that every individual has the right to be treated fairly throughout the criminal process, and we have set out to help ensure that occurs. When you work with a defense attorney at our firm, you can rest assured that we will provide you with the best legal representation in Sacramento
Defenses for Prostitution Charges in Sacramento
There are a number of defenses the Law Office of Russ Wyatt can utilize in order to help secure an acquittal if you have been accused of prostitution. Some such defenses include:
- Insufficient evidence
- Unreliable witnesses
- Lack of intent
- Lack of knowledge
- Forcible Rape
- Date Rape
- Sex with an intoxicated person
- Sexual Assault
By conducting a thorough investigation of every aspect of your case and charges, we can determine how we can best help you.