Have You Been Accused of Prostitution?
Panama City Sex Crime Defense Attorney Defending Your Future
If you have been charged for Prostitution in Florida, you need to understand
your rights as someone who has been criminally accused of a serious sex
crime. Legally speaking, prostitution is considered offering or agreeing
to engage in a sexual act for any goods, service, or currency. Regardless
of your alleged role in the prostitution – the prostitute, pimp,
or consumer – you can be arrested and be put up against serious
You need to defend your rights without delay.
Contact Panama City criminal defense attorney Albert J. Sauline immediately.
Legal Punishments Involving Prostitution Convictions in Florida
In many cases, first time prostitution offenses are considered misdemeanors
with varying consequences, with up to 60 days in jail, up to six months
of probation, up to $500 fines, or both. However, as it is considered a
sex crime, there are ways the violation could escalate to felonies in the eyes of
the law, such as if it was a third offense of Prostitution (i.e. two prior
Prostitution convictions) making it a Third Degree Felony, or if you were
to pursue sexual services from an individual under the age of 18, making
it a Second Degree Felony. Depending on where you were, who you were with,
and what you were doing, some of the harshest consequences of prostitution
- $5,000 fine for Third Degree Felony / $10,000 fine for Second Degree Felony
- Up to five years in prison for Third Degree Felony / Up to fifteen years
in prison for a Second Degree Felony
- Mandatory sex offender registration
- Loss of career opportunities
Find Out How Albert J. Sauline, III Attorney at Law Can Help You
One mistake or false conviction should not be allowed to completely ruin
your finances and your chances of a stable future. Attorney Sauline believes
that standing up for the rights of the accused and challenging whatever
charges are presented against them is a critical part of the American
justice system. By committing his firm 100% to
Criminal Defense, he has been able to accrue a number of notable accolades and accomplishments, such as:
When you sit down with Panama City Sex Crime Defense Attorney Albert J.
Sauline, III, you will be part of the process of creating your legal Defense
case from day one. He treats you like the individual you are, with dignity
and respect, and will avoid pushing you into any decisions that make you
uncomfortable. It is your future on the line and you should know exactly
what is happening in your case at all times, so he will keep you up to
speed and in the loop.
Contact the firm
today to request your own free consultation
regarding your Prostitution charges.