Solicitation may be charged when you have allegedly tried to pay another person for sex in or near a public place and done any of the following:
- Beckoned, stopped or attempted to stop the person
- Talked to or attempted to talk to the person
- Stopped or attempted to stop a vehicle or approached a stopped vehicle
- Attempted to get the person to enter your vehicle
- Blocked the person’s path
Depending on the nature of the allegation, a prostitution or solicitation conviction can be punishable by up to eight years in prison.
Being charged with a sex crime can carry permanent consequences. If convicted, a sex crime can result in incarceration, as well as required registration as a sex offender in the state of Ohio. Anyone convicted of a sex crime must fight against a lifelong stigma, making it difficult to maintain employment, housing or permanent relationships. To ensure that your freedom is in good hands, it is vital to secure knowledgeable legal representation as quickly as possible.
At Soroka & Associates, we provide our clients with aggressive, experienced representation against sex crime charges. We will tirelessly pursue the best possible outcome for you so that you can get your life back on track. All options for a defense strategy will be considered, including false accusations, tainted evidence, mistakes by the police, and others.
Our attorneys are available to you 24/7 to make sure that your rights are protected. We also offer evening and weekend appointments to better serve our clients. It is crucial to retain the services of an attorney that ensures your case is treated with the priority it deserves. Contact Soroka & Associates contact us at (614) 358-6525 to set up a free consultation today.