Prostitution and Solicitation Charges in Florida
Miami Prostitution Defense Lawyer
It is a crime throughout Florida to offer, accept or exchange sexual acts
for money. If you are accused of offering sex acts to another person or
even of offering money in exchange for sexual acts, you may face misdemeanor
charges or felony charges if you are a repeat offender. Forcing or compelling
another to become a prostitute or engaging in any activity related to
sex trafficking, human trafficking or child prostitution are more serious
offenses that will most likely result in felony charges and may even be
As an experienced
Miami criminal defense lawyer with a background as a Miami-Dade prosecutor, Michael Mirer can offer
you the aggressive and knowledgeable legal representation you deserve
to fight your prostitution charges. Whether you are facing misdemeanor
solicitation charges in a state court or have been accused of sex trafficking
and are facing prosecution in Federal court, Attorney Michael Mirer has
what it takes to handle your case.
Federal Prostitution Charges
When a person under the age of 18 is transported across state lines for
the purpose of sexual acts, the situation will be addressed in federal
court. The sexual exploitation of children for prostitution or
human trafficking are matters of extreme interest to federal investigators, particularly
in the Miami area.
If you are accused of a federal crime involving prostitution or human trafficking,
you must act quickly and engage the services of a high quality, aggressive
defense attorney with extensive trial experience. As the penalties in
federal court for these crimes are so extensive, immediate defense action
must be initiated. The penalties can range from 5 years in prison to up
to 30 years, with increased time for repeat offenders.
It is illegal to knowingly rent space to a prostitution activity, to run
such a business, to arrange for others to commit acts of prostitution,
and to recruit customers, or persons to engage in prostitution. Advertising
a completely innocent escort service may result in an undercover investigation.
Should an escort cross the line beyond providing pleasant companionship,
you may be facing a number of serious criminal charges, especially if
a minor is involved.
You could be charged in federal court if it is considered that you were
engaged in the certain types of human trafficking or exploiting children
through prostitution. The consequences of being convicted can range from
probation or time in a county jail to many years in federal prison for
each charge, based upon the exact details of the case.
Consequences for Solicitation
he consequences one can face if convicted for solicitation in Florida are
particularly harsh. You may be sentenced up to one year in jail and if
a vehicle was used your driver's license will be automatically revoked.
Fines and various fees are typically assessed. Your name and picture will
be publicized and you will be required to submit to testing for sexually
The only possible way you have to make the solicitation charge go away
is to fight. With early intervention, before a charge is filed against
you, a skilled solicitation defense lawyer at the firm can take immediate
action calculated to prevent any charge from being filed at all or to
get the prosecutor to reduce the charge.
Fight prostitution and solicitation charges in Florida!
At times, prostitution charges may arise from a police sting operation
or a situation where a law enforcement officer is posing as a prostitute
in order to entice someone to offer money in exchange for sexual activity.
This walks a fine line as far as what is constitutional, and attorney
Michael Mirer can fully evaluate every single aspect of your case to determine
if your rights were violated in any way. This may lead to suppressed evidence
or even a dismissed case in some situations.
Miami Sex Crimes Attorney Michael Mirer takes on cases of this kind throughout all of Miami and
the surrounding areas in the greater South Florida. He offers a free initial
consultation to help you get started and welcomes calls 24 hours a day,
7 days a week. Fight your prostitution or solicitation of prostitution
charges with a competent attorney at your side.
Contact a Miami prostitution lawyer at the Law Office of Michael Mirer, P.A. today!