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I WAS CAUGHT BY POLICE OFFICER IN SOLITUTION OF PROSTITUTION

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I WAS CAUGHT BY POLICE OFFICER IN SOLITUTION OF PROSTITUTION BUT I THINK IT IS NOT ILLIGAL NOW I KNOW IT IS ELLAGAL WORK BUT THIS IS MY FISRT TIME THAT I DO WHAT CAN I DO FOR THAT
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Good afternoon. I certainly understand the situation and concern. Ignorance of the law is never a legal defense, so there would not be a basis to try and defend this charge, based upon that defense alone. However, if you are a first time offender, you can ask the court, when you appear, if they have a diversion program that you can enter, to get the case dismissed. This would avoid you having a criminal record. Often times, it requires that you stay out of trouble for a period of 3-6 months, perform community service, take an education class about the issue of STD's,HIV and Prostitution and pay a fine and court costs. If this is not offered, then you need to decide if you want to take the case to trial, making the State prove the charge against you beyond a reasonable doubt or work out a plea deal, to resolve this. There is no reason that jail should be imposed, as a first offender, so you would likely be looking at a fine and court costs, with the possibility of probation. When you appear in court, you can inquire about what options the State will offer to resolve this, if you do not want to go to trial. Then, you can decide what is in your best interest and how you want to proceed.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

thank u sir


 

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

this is my first time the court will giv fine and cost of court

They like would. Jail would not likely be imposed and if anything, possible probation. However, this is a non-violent crime and you are a first time offender, so that will be taken into consideration when the plea is offered and the sentence is imposed.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

that means they will not take me in jail?


 

There should be no reason jail is sought