Las Vegas Solicitation, Prostitution And Trespassing Defense Attorneys
It is a crime in Clark County, Nevada, to offer, accept or exchange sexual acts for money. If you are accused of offering sex acts to another person or even offering money in exchange for sexual acts, you may face misdemeanor charges in Las Vegas.
Nowadays, the Las Vegas casinos are cracking down on solicitation activity by trespassing people whom they believe are practicing in the act of solicitation. At any given moment, innocent citizens with no criminal history can find themselves accused and arrested for solicitation or prostitution, having been in the wrong place at the wrong time. Massage parlors and escort services are under high scrutiny because of long companionship encounters and the obvious temptation to cross the line.
In many cases solicitation, prostitution and trespassing charges can end with a small fine and a dismissal saving your criminal record.
Solicitation of prostitution in Las Vegas includes the attempt to prostitute as is reflected in NRS 201.354.
NRS 201.354 Engaging in prostitution or solicitation for prostitution: Penalty; exception.
1. It is unlawful for any person to engage in prostitution or solicitation therefore, except in a licensed house of prostitution.
2. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, a person who violates subsection 1 is guilty of a misdemeanor.
Tourist Solicitation And Prostitution Charges
Attorney Parviz Heshmati has dedicated his practice to criminal defense and has helped countless numbers of visiting and vacationing travelers just like you. Rest assured that attorney Parviz Heshmati will do everything possible to avoid the need of you having to travel back to Nevada to appear in court. We may even be able to get your case dismissed without you having to appear in court.
Police Sting Operations
Many times prostitution charges arise from a police sting operation or a situation where a law enforcement officer is posing as a prostitute in order to entice someone to offer money in exchange for sexual activity. Male officers are also active participants in stings posing as "Johns" to catch escort services, strip clubs and the like, covering up the prostitution business. These sting officers usually target intoxicated persons whose judgment may be clouded. A person who would normally not engage in solicitation may be persuaded in a moment of weakness and fall victim to an overly aggressive and very attractive undercover law enforcement agent.
This walks a fine line as far as what is constitutional, and an attorney at the Law Offices of Parviz A. Heshmati can fully evaluate every single aspect of your case to determine if your rights were violated in any way.
These stings are for the most part legal. Yet, there is hope in the defense of entrapment. This defense may be successful if it can be established that the defendant was not predisposed to solicitation and that the cops actions went too far. To learn more of your rights, click here to speak to a solicitation lawyer.
As an experienced Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer who deals with solicitation and prostitution charges routinely, Parviz A. Heshmati can offer you the aggressive and knowledgeable legal representation you deserve to fight your prostitution charge.
What You Can Expect
The majority of first offense solicitation charges can be negotiated down by a skilled criminal defense attorney. These negotiations usually include having the solicitation charge dismissed so it does not appear on your permanent record. If this is not your first offense solicitation, a good criminal defense lawyer will still be able to get the charges reduced so as to avoid another conviction for solicitation on your record. For more information regarding a solicitation charge in Las Vegas, or to set up an appointment to speak with me in person, please do not hesitate to call 702-432-1000.
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