Being charged with solicitation, promoting sexual activity or prostitution charges can cause you serious trouble in your life for a very long time to come. Obviously there is a certain stigma attached to these particular kinds of charges, and even if you are facing a false accusation you may experience rifts in your personal relationships, problems at work or could even be denied a job or a professional license you have worked hard for should you be convicted. If you have been charged with any of these crimes it is extremely important that you hire an experienced criminal defense attorney who has a background in sex crimes to advocate for your rights and your future.
Your criminal defense attorney will have the necessary knowledge to ensure that your privacy is safeguarded to the extent possible and will work hard to obtain a final resolution to your case which can leave your reputation—and your dignity—intact. Time is absolutely of the essence in such cases, so don’t stick your head in the sand out of embarrassment, hoping the charges will go away on their own—they won’t and you will have further jeopardized your future.
Possible Defenses to Soliciting or Promoting Sexual Activity Charges
Your attorney will thoroughly explain to you the two basic aspects of your sex crime charges. There are potential questions of evidence or intent and possible mistakes on the part of the police which can affect the case against you, while if you should be convicted there are issues such as your personal history and background and state of your mental health which may be taken into consideration at sentencing. Your attorney will work with other experts including forensic experts, psychologists, private investigators and lab technicians to challenge the charges against you.
Some possible defenses your attorney may use, depending on the circumstances include: