Harris County Prostitution Lawyer
Houston, Texas & Harris County Criminal Lawyers Jim Sullivan represent real people charged with all kinds of crimes, including Prostitution whether you are the alleged prostitute or the alleged john. It is common for undercover female police officers posing as prostitutes to be much better looking than the real women plying their trade. If you need a Harris county criminal defense trial attorney, call Sullivan at 281-546-6428.
TEXAS PENAL CODE Sec. 43.02. PROSTITUTION. (a) A person commits an offense if he knowingly:(1) offers to engage, agrees to engage, or engages in sexual conduct for a fee; or(2) solicits another in a public place to engage with him in sexual conduct for hire.(b) An offense is established under Subsection (a)(1) whether the actor is to receive or pay a fee. An offense is established under Subsection (a)(2) whether the actor solicits a person to hire him or offers to hire the person solicited.(c) An offense under this section is a Class B misdemeanor, unless the actor has previously been convicted one or two times of an offense under this section, in which event it is a Class A misdemeanor. If the actor has previously been convicted three or more times of an offense under this section, the offense is a state jail felony.(d) It is a defense to prosecution under this section that the actor engaged in the conduct that constitutes the offense because the actor was the victim of conduct that constitutes an offense under Section 20A.02.
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