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.
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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). Furthermore, Aggravated Prostitution is defined as “A person commits aggravated prostitution when, knowing that such person is infected with HIV, the person engages in sexual activity as a business or is an inmate in a house of prostitution or loiters in a public place for the purpose of being hired to engage in sexual activity.”(Tennessee Code Annotated 39-13-516).
In general, the following can be charged as crimes in Tennessee:
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.
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 the Clarke Law Firm at (615) 796-6299 today!