Prostitution and Solicitation
If you have been charged with prostitution or soliciting a prostitute, not only do you face potential jail time and fines, but also the lifelong damage to your reputation that follows a sex crime conviction. Your future opportunities could be seriously harmed by a prostitution or solicitation charge if you do not obtain an excellent Michigan defense team. We fight for anyone accused of prostitution or solicitation of a prostitute to ensure your rights are upheld.
Prostitution in Michigan
According to the Michigan Penal Code (750.448), any person over the age of 16 who solicits another person in a public place or building, or from a vehicle by gestures, speech, or any other means to commit a lewd act or prostitution is guilty of a crime. Any person over the age of 16 who admits or offers to receive a person into any place, structure, or building for the purpose of prostitution is also guilty of a crime according to the Michigan Penal Code (750.449). Committing either of these misdemeanor offenses could result in a 93 day prison sentence and a fine of $500. Any person accused of prostitution or solicitation in Michigan should contact Grabel & Associates as soon as possible. We will aggressively fight to help you avoid jail.
If you have previously been convicted of solicitation in Michigan, it is even more important to gain the services of a talented lawyer. Persons with one previous offense are subject to a one year jail sentence and a $1,000 fine, and persons with two or more previous conviction could face up to 2 years in prison and a $2,000 fine. We will fight to ensure you are effectively defended and avoid a conviction.
We Defend All Michigan Solicitation Charges
If you are convicted of accepting the earnings of a prostitute, you are guilty of a felony and could face a 20-year jail term. Our lawyers can guide you through your case and make sure you get the best outcome. Anyone who detains a female in a house of prostitution because of debts is also guilty of a felony and subject to a 20-year jail sentence. Although these are serious charges and all involved parties deserve justice, cases of prostitution are complicated, and there is extensive evidence to look at before making accusations. Our Michigan lawyers will ensure that all evidence is brought up in court, and will get you a fair trial and result.
Defense for Prostitution and Solicitation Charges in Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Throughout Michigan
If you are accused of transporting a female for prostitution, you are guilty of a felony under section 750.459 of the Michigan Penal Code. Anyone who transports, aids, or assists in transporting a person for the purpose of prostitution could also spend 20 years in prison. Don’t let your life be taken away by a sex crime charge, contact our Michigan firm and start defending your case.
Our Aggressive Approach to Charges of Prostitution and Solicitation
When you are faced with a charge of solicitation, we know how stressful legal proceedings can be. You probably have questions about the best steps to take to earn your freedom, and exactly how to keep your record clean. Our lawyers have extensive experience in prostitution cases and can guide you through these decisions while still leaving you in complete control of your outcome. Prostitutes and patrons face the same penalties in these cases, and a jail sentence is possible without an experienced Michigan defense team.
If you are faced with a more serious prostitution related charge such as inducing someone to become a prostitute or accepting a prostitute’s earnings, we understand that you want to avoid spending your next 20 years in prison. We will comb through every aspect of your case to find the truth, and will aggressively defend you in any stage of your case.
If you have already been convicted of a crime in Michigan, we offer a full range of post-conviction and appeal services as well. It’s never too late to defend the charges against you, but contact us as soon as you can to start working towards results.
Let Us Defend Your Michigan Solicitation Charges
We have experience defending against sex offenses such as:
- Prostitution and Soliciting Sex
- Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC)
- Lewd and Lascivious Conduct
- Indecent Exposure
- Statutory Rape
- Internet Solicitation
We deal solely with criminal defense cases, and have the experience necessary to earn you your freedom. We are defense specialists, unlike other law firms that deal with every case that comes through the door. Our lawyers are devoted to criminal defense and have proven their expertise in the field. Your case deserves the complete focus of an expert team, and our past clients will tell you we give our total attention to every case. Look over our recent results and see why we have established ourselves as one of Michigan’s premier law firms.
Don’t Wait to Start Defending Your Prostitution Charge
We are available 24/7 to start working on your case; call us toll free from anywhere in Michigan at 1-800-342-7896. You can also set up a free consultation with expert lawyer Scott Grabel by contacting us online. Obtain the best possible Michigan lawyer for your solicitation case. If you or a loved one is facing accusations in Michigan, Grabel & Associates will get you the result you want. Our talented lawyers know how to achieve case dismissals and court victories, and are unrivaled in consistently producing impressive prostitution charge outcomes.