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PROSTITUTION LAWS IN TEXAS
Dallas Prostitution Defense Lawyers
In the State of Texas, it is a crime to commit an act of prostitution, promote prostitution, or compel position. Any person, who deliberately engages in or offers to engage in any sexual contact for some type of payment, commits the crime of prostitution. Additionally, any individual who seeks another person for some sort of sexual conduct is also committing the crime of prostitution. Furthermore, the crime of prostitution can also be instigated when the act is promoted by either receiving money or any other form of proceeds from an agreement to participate in sexual conduct. In Texas, it also a crime to compel prostitution by knowingly causing another person to engage in prostitution by either force, threat, or fraud.
FINES AND PUNISHMENTS
A common defense strategy from an attorney defending someone who is charged with prostitution is to claim intoxication, entrapment, age, duress, no monetary compensation, or lack of knowledge. Generally, committing the crime of prostitution is a "Class B" misdemeanor in the state of Texas, and carries a sentence of no more than one hundred and eighty days in jail in addition to the possible fine no more than $2,000. However, if a defendant has been convicted of prostitution multiple times, the penalties levied on the aforementioned individual can be raised to a "Class A" misdemeanor, which carry a penalty of no more than one year in prison in addition to a fine of no more than $4,000. If the convicted individual has been convicted of the same charge three or more times in the past, the crime will become a state jail felony, punishable by one hundred an eighty days to two year in prison, with a fine of no more than $10,000.
HIRE THE RIGHT LEGAL HELP
Prostitution is considered as a serious offense in State of Texas, and needs the help of a strong criminal defense attorney to aggressively represent an individual in front of the court. The team of criminal defense lawyers of Dallas at MAS Law Firm are here to help you with your prostitution charges. With a combined experience of more than 40 years, this legal team has the knowledge, dedication, and expertise to protect your rights and safeguard your freedom. You can schedule a FREE CONSULTATION with a member of our criminal defense team by calling 972.789.1664, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or filling out the form on top of this page. Our attorneys offer convenient installment plans and accept all major credit cards.