New York Promoting Prostitution
A New York Promoting Lawyer will tell you that the sex crime of Promoting Prostitution takes place when a person benefits and profits from prostitution, but is neither the person acting as the prostitute or patronizing a prostitute. The crime of Promoting Prostitution involves:
- Receiving money for arranging a prostitute for someone;
- Soliciting a customer for a prostitute;
- Operating, managing or owning an establishment that was created for prostitution, and prostitution is practiced there;
- Inducing someone to become a prostitute.
If you have been charged with Promoting Prostitution or other Sex Crime , or battery, assault, Burglary or endangering the welfare of a child, speak with a qualified New York Promoting Prostitution Lawyer from our team today. The penalties you could be facing are serious, and can include jail time, large fines and probation.
In New York, the Penal Law defines the laws related to Promoting Prostitution, which can be classified as either a misdemeanor or a felony, and punishable by 1 to 25 years in prison. There severity of the charge will depend on:
- How many prostitutes are involved;
- Whether force or coercion was used;
- The age of the prostitutes involved.
Come in and speak with a New York Promoting Prostitution Lawyer from the Law Offices of Elliot Adler, P.C. for legal guidance. Our experienced New York Criminal defense lawyers and staff can explain the charges against you and help to create an aggressive defense strategy to protect your rights. We will provide you with a free consultation and sound legal advice. Call us today at 212.785.1300. We handle criminal matters in Suffolk County and Nassau County on Long Island, and Westchester County as well as in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan in New York City.