Prostitution Charge Defense
Houston Prostitution Lawyers :: The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp
In the State of Texas, the crime of prostitution is defined as the offering of sexual relations in exchange for money or other compensation. In Texas prostitution is unlawful and those who pay for sex or anyone who offers sexual favors for money may be charged with a serious sexual crime. In the majority of cases, prostitution crimes are considered misdemeanors and can be punished by jail time, fines or probation. Some related prostitution crimes include:
- Promotion of Prostitution
- Aggravated Promotion of Prostitution
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Experienced Houston Prostitution Charge Attorneys
Anyone who has been charged with a Houston prostitution related crime will typically feel ashamed and confused about what their next step should be. This reaction is perfectly normal and a skilled Houston prostitution lawyer will be able to help you figure out your next step. The professionals at The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp understand how you feel and will treat you with the dignity and discretion that you deserve. Our attorneys understand the difficulties that the state faces when prosecuting prostitution cases and how to defend against them.
In many cases people are accused of prostitution when law enforcement uses undercover officers to carry out “sting” operations. In these scenarios male officers may pose as potential customers for prostitutes or female officers may act as prostitutes to snare those who are attempting to pay for sex acts. The police are bound by very specific regulations regarding when to take someone into custody and how the transaction is articulated. The Houston criminal lawyers at The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp know what is required of the officers and understand the limitations of their communications during these operations. If even a slight mistake was made during the conversation we can expose it and your charges may be reduced or dropped.
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Contact a Houston Prostitution Lawyer Today
If you or someone you know has been accused of a prostitution related crime, contact our office immediately. We will investigate your particular case and develop a tailor-made defense that is designed to protect your right and your reputation. Contact The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp today to find out more.