Hempstead Texas Prostitution Defense AttorneyIn Texas, prostitution is defined as any person who offers to engage in or agrees to engage in sexual conduct for a fee. Soliciting another person in a public place to engage in sexual activity for pay is also considered illegal prostitution.
Individuals which are caught engaging or attempting to engage in these activities may be convicted of a class B misdemeanor for first offense. Sentences for a first offense prostitution may include up to 180 days in jail and/or up to a $2000 fine. Repeating this offense only opens one up to a range of more serious punishments and penalties.
Second offenses get defendants a class A misdemeanor and they are charged with up to a year in jail, with the possibility of a fine of up to $4000. Persons who are convicted of three or more times will receive a state jail felony. He or she will have to serve up to 2 years in prison and may even have to pay a fine up to $10, 000.
Hempstead Texas Prostitution Defense Attorney Andy Nolen has dealt with these types of cases before in his 20 years in criminal defense law. He has represented over 3000 clients and has the experience to help in your case today. Its as simple as a phone call. No long holds or talking to countless persons about your personal business. Speak to Hempstead Texas Prostitution Defense Attorney Andy Nolen today at 832-480-8951. He's waiting on your call.