Colorado Sexual Solicitation Attorney
Facing Sexual Solicitation charges in Colorado? Time is NOT on your side.
If you are under investigation, if law enforcement wants to speak with you, or if you have been charged with a criminal offense, a competent, experienced criminal defense attorney can make all the difference in the outcome of your charges. Call Weber Law to discuss your circumstances.
Having guidance through and an understanding of the criminal process will alleviate stress and allow you to focus your attention on improving your life.
Sexual Solicitation Crimes Defense
Soliciting a prostitute in Colorado can have consequences that could affect you for the rest of your life.
WHAT IS PROSTITUTION?
Under CRS 18-7-201:
Any person who performs or offers or agrees to perform any act of sexual intercourse, cunnilingus, masturbation, or anal intercourse with any person in exchange for money commits prostitution. Basically, engaging in a sexual act in exchange of money, goods, or other services.
WHAT CONSTITUTES AS SOLICITING A PROSTITUTE?
Under CRS 18-7-202:
Committing solicitation of a prostitute constitutes arranging or offering to arrange a meeting of persons for the purpose of prostitution. It can also mean directing another to a place knowing such direction is for the purpose of prostitution.
This can mean the most common scene found in movies of having a prostitute come up to your car to strike a deal. But usually, in today’s electronic age it can also mean texting, emailing, or even responding to advertisements knowing that the purpose is for sexual acts for money.
WHAT ABOUT SOLICITING FOR CHILD PROSTITUTION?
Soliciting for child prostitution is extremely similar to solicitation of a prostitute but it involves a child, who is a “person under the age of 18 years old.”
WHAT IS THE PENALTY?
Solicitation of a prostitute is considered a class 3 misdemeanor in the state of Colorado. It may be penalized by a fine of not more than five thousand dollars plus an additional $50 dollar fine, six months imprisonment, or both.
Soliciting for child prostitution is a class 3 felony in the state of Colorado. It may be penalized by imprisonment of four to eight years plus one year of parole and a fine of $3,000 to $750,000, or both.
Additionally, if you have a record for solicitation, said record could hinder your chances of working in certain places, such as with children, banks, or even a charitable organization.
WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I HAVE BEEN CITED WITH SOLICITATION?
It can be a scary, stressful, and panic-inducing to have pending criminal charges for sexual solicitation. Weber Law is here to walk you through the process and defend you every step of the way. Weber Law will work to get your citation dismissed or lowered by looking at potential defenses and any evidence associated with the citation. Potentially defenses include mistakes, lack of evidence, arguing that there was actually no solicitation occurring, or looking at the police report to see if they had probable cause for an arrest. If you are not sure how to proceed with a ticket, let Weber Law give you the next steps; let Weber Law help keep your record clean and live your life free of criminal charges. If you or someone you know have been cited for soliciting a prostitute or child prostitute, contact Weber Law today for a consultation.
- CRS 18-7-202- Soliciting for prostitution
- CRS 18-7-402- Soliciting for child prostitution
- CRS 18-1.3-501-misdemeanors classified
- CRS 18-1.3-401- Felonies classified-presumptive penalties
- CRS 18-7-201- Prostitution prohibited
Contact Weber Law immediately if you’ve been arrested on a sexual solicitation charge. We offer a free confidential case evaluation. Serving Denver and the surrounding areas.
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Our Sexual Solicitation Defense Lawyers Are Here to Help
If you have been charged with a crime, do not hesitate to ask for legal help. At Weber Law Firm, we understand you’re scared and nervous about what is coming next. You may even be angry that you have been falsely accused of a crime you didn’t commit. We are here to fight for an acquittal.
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