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Prostitution of Minors

796.03 Procuring person under age of 18 for prostitution.

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A person who procures for prostitution, or causes to be prostituted, any person who is under the age of 18 years commits a felony of the second degree.

796.035 Selling or buying of minors into prostitution;

—Any parent, legal guardian, or other person having custody or control of a minor who sells or otherwise transfers custody or control of such minor, or offers to sell or otherwise transfer custody of such minor, with knowledge or in reckless disregard of the fact that, as a consequence of the sale or transfer, the minor will engage in prostitution commits a felony of the first degree.

 

What to do

Sex offenses, especially those involving children, can result in harsh penalties if you are convicted of the crime.If you or someone you know has or may be charged with a sex crime a qualified sex crimes lawyer should be contacted immediately.  No information should ever be given out to anybody without the presence of a lawyer. Speaking with law enforcement before consulting a lawyer can be a huge mistake even if you think it is the right thing to do.

There are many directions a case can go. To protect your rights and fight in your defense, a sex crimes lawyer is a necessary part of the process to ensure  the best outcome for your future.

Contact our offices for a complimentary consultation. Let us help you through this stressful and life altering event and seek justice on your behalf.