Prostitution Defense in Murfreesboro
Learn How Clarke Law Firm Can Assist You In Court
The stigma of being charged with a sex crime, such as prostitution, can
have long-lasting repercussions on your life. If you are convicted, this
could adversely affect your family relationships, your schooling or career
path, and ultimately your future.
How Tennessee Law Defines Prostitution
In Tennessee, prostitution is defined as “engaging in, or offering
to engage in, sexual activity… or loitering in a public place for
the purpose of being hired to engage in sexual activity.” In addition,
patronizing prostitution means “soliciting or hiring another person
with the intent that the other person engage in prostitution…”
This activity can include either heterosexual or homosexual relations
(Tennessee Code Annotated § 39-13-512).
Criminal Penalties for Prostitution or Soliciting Prostitution
- In general, the following can be charged as crimes in Tennessee:
- Class A misdemeanors for soliciting a prostitute carry mandatory jail time
and a minimum fine
- Class B misdemeanors include patronizing prostitution or engaging in prostitution
- Class C felony include aggravated prostitution charges
- Class E felony, such as promoting prostitution
Every prostitution case presents a different set of circumstances and there
are no guarantees; however, at Clarke Law Firm, our Murfreesboro criminal
defense lawyer always looks into obtaining a case dismissal and having
your record expunged. Because the situation in each case varies from the
next, it is vital that you promptly consult with our office and take advantage of our
complimentary case evaluation.
You can be confident that we strive to maintain a personalized approach,
taking the time to answer your questions, addressing your concerns, and
crafting the most compelling defense possible on your behalf.
Call our Murfreesboro Sex Crimes Defense Attorney
Attorney Clarke is a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer who understands
the sensitivity of these charges and will work aggressively to obtain
the best resolution in your case with the upmost confidentiality.
If you or someone you know has been charged with a sex crime such as prostitution,
promoting prostitution, soliciting prostitution, or aggravated prostitution,
contact Clarke Law Firm at (615) 645-1501 today!