Las Vegas Prostitution Charges
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In Las Vegas, prostitution is criminalized and entails severe penalties.
It is defined as offering to engage in
sexual acts in exchange for money or another form of payments. Sometimes, police officers
and law enforcement officials will perform “sting operations”
to lure or bait potential patrons and arrest them. There are many different
tactics that officers will use to entrap someone who may have committed
this crime and uncover sufficient evidence.
Fighting charges of this magnitude requires skilled and aggressive legal
representation. That is why you should
contact Oronoz, Ericsson & Gaffney, LLC at (702) 904-8858 right away. We know every aspect of the law and how
the judicial system works in Las Vegas. We can help you during every phase
of your case.
Tipping the Scales of Justice in Your Favor
Officers, prosecutors, and opposing counsel will use every opportunity
to not only recover evidence, however circumstantial it may be, and hammer
in their arguments to secure a conviction. The only concrete evidence
may be an officer’s testimony and items recovered from the individuals’
vehicle, hotel room, or home. These are purely circumstantial and cannot
prove that a crime occurred.
A criminal conviction for prostitution is a misdemeanor offense and carries
These penalties include:
- Up to $1, 000 in fines
- Community service
- Jail sentence up to 6 months
Prosecutors often use the circumstantial evidence to charge someone with
other crimes, such as trespassing. As Las Vegas sex crime attorneys, we
know the difference between a compelling piece of evidence and one that
holds no merit. We do everything in our power that your case holds no
weight in the court of law, and draw from our experience to take the most
suitable route to your defense.
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There is no stone left unturned when we investigate your case. Oronoz,
Ericsson & Gaffney, LLC has
obtained many “not guilty” jury trial verdicts for clients who have been accused of serious criminal offenses, and we
have had decades of experience doing so.
Our Las Vegas sex crime lawyers are here to help you. Schedule a free, confidential consultation