Los Angeles Prostitution Defense Attorney

Beverly Hills Sex Crimes Lawyer

Arrested for prostitution in Los Angeles? Under California law prostitution or solicitation of prostitution are misdemeanor offenses punishable by a county jail sentence. Prostitution is the act of exchanging sexual activity for money, while solicitation is the act of offering money in exchange for sexual acts even if the act is not actually performed. Many people arrested for prostitution or solicitation, are arrested pursuant to undercover police "sting" operations. These sting operations occur on city streets and over the internet.

If you have been accused of prostitution or solicitation, you will need a skilled Los Angeles sex crimes defense attorney on your side to defend your rights. Los Angeles prostitution defense lawyer Robert M. Bernstein is familiar with defending clients who are facing sex crime charges of all kinds. With a background as a former prosecutor and a legal practice devoted exclusively to criminal defense, attorney Bernstein has a thorough understanding of both sides of the criminal process as it relates to prostitution charges.

Prostitution Charges in Los Angeles County

A first-time prostitution offense may result in a misdemeanor conviction and penalties including probation, jail time, fines, community service and registration as a sex offender. A second prostitution conviction may carry a mandatory 45-day minimum jail sentence, and a third conviction may result in a mandatory 90-day minimum jail sentence.

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There are several potential defenses which a skilled Los Angeles prostitution attorney may be able to use to help a client avoid a conviction. This may include: insufficient evidence, lack of intent, lack of predisposition, entrapment and lack of knowledge or unreliable witnesses.

Need a lawyer for a prostitution case in Los Angeles? By reviewing your particular case, Los Angeles prostitution lawyer Robert M. Bernstein can determine how to best approach defending your case. The Law Offices of Robert M. Bernstein are located in Beverly Hills, California, and we handle cases throughout Los Angeles County and the state of California. We offer a free consultation to discuss your case and charges.

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