Prostitution Defense Lawyer in Laguna Hills, CA
Charged with Prostitution in Orange County, CA?
Prostitution is a serious criminal offense in California. If you are convicted
of this crime, you will face serious penalties, including jail time, steep
fines, and a permanent stain on your record. Even if you are innocent,
it may be very difficult to establish your innocence if you were arrested
for prostitution. To make matters worse, the police will often arrest
the prostitutes themselves, even if they were not the ones who committed
the crime. If you have been arrested for prostitution, it is important
to contact a Laguna Hills prostitution lawyer as soon as possible.
Alan Castillo - Attorney at Law, our prostitution attorney in Laguna Hills has the knowledge and experience
to help you fight your charges.
Attorney Alan Castillo has worked as a prosecutor, giving him a unique insight into the legal
system. He knows how the prosecution will build their case against you,
and he can use that knowledge to help you.
Call our Laguna Hills prostitution lawyer at
(949) 234-6525 or
contact us onlineto schedule a free consultation.
What Is Prostitution in California?
Prostitution is the act of engaging in sexual intercourse or other sexual
activities in exchange for money. In California, it is a crime to solicit
or engage in prostitution, or to own or manage a place where prostitution occurs.
In order to be convicted of prostitution, the prosecutor must prove beyond
a reasonable doubt that you committed the crime. This is a high standard,
and it is possible to beat your charges if you have an experienced prostitution
attorney on your side. If you are arrested for prostitution, don't make
any statements to the police. Anything you say can and will be used against
you in court. You should also refuse to take a polygraph test if the police
Penalties for Prostitution in California
The penalties for prostitution in California depend on the circumstances
of your arrest. Generally, the charge will be either a misdemeanor or
a felony. The type of charge you face will depend on the specific facts
of your case, including the age of the prostitute, the age of the person
who hired the prostitute, and whether any money or drugs changed hands.
If you are convicted of misdemeanor prostitution, you will face up to six
months in jail and fines of up to $1,000. If you are convicted of felony
prostitution, you will face 16 months to three years in prison and fines
of up to $10,000.
Getting Convicted of Prostitution
There are several ways that you can be convicted of prostitution even if
you are innocent. For example, if the police find you in a place where
prostitution occurs, you can be charged with solicitation even if you
did not ask for sexual services. If you are arrested for prostitution,
you should contact an experienced Laguna Hills prostitution lawyer as
soon as possible. Mr. Castillo can use his experience as a former prosecutor
to argue that the evidence against you is weak.
Get the Help You Need Today
If you or a loved one is facing prostitution charges in California, do
not wait to contact our prostitution attorney in Laguna Hills. Mr. Castillo
understands the challenges you are facing and can help you navigate the
legal system. He knows how to negotiate with prosecutors to reduce your
charges, and he can use his experience as a former prosecutor to help
you build a strong defense.
Schedule your consultation with our prostitution attorney in Laguna Hills by contacting us onlineor calling
(949) 234-6525 today.