Missouri Prostitution Defense Lawyer

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In Missouri, it is considered a criminal offense to buy or sell sex for money. People commit the sex crime of prostitution by engaging in, offering, or agreeing to sexual conduct in exchange of money or something else of similar value.

If you were recently arrested and charged with prostitution or patronizing a prostitute, Worsham Law Firm is ready to protect your rights and future. With more than 25 years of experience, our Springfield criminal defense lawyer can investigate your arrest and determine all of your available legal options to get the best results in the courtroom.

Prostitution Penalties

Performing the act of prostitution is classified as a Class B misdemeanor, punishable by a maximum jail sentence of six months and a fine of up to $500. Patronizing (buying, agreeing to buy, or requesting sexual acts) is also a Class B misdemeanor.

However, patronizing a person under 18 years old, but older than 14, is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by a maximum jail sentence of one year and a fine of up to $1,000. Patronizing a person under the age of 14 is a Class D felony, punishable by a maximum prison sentence of four years and a fine of up to $5,000.

Let a Former Prosecutor Help You Today

Our firm has the experience, knowledge, and ability to help you – no matter what you situation may be. As a former prosecutor, our Springfield criminal defense lawyer understands how the prosecution will approach your case, giving you an advantage in the courtroom. Do not hesitate let us fight tirelessly for your freedom immediately.

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