I have defended many prostitution solicitation and patronizing prostitution cases over the past 18 years in Nashville, Tennessee. Most arrests are a result of prostitution stings. Stings are set up several times a year all over Nashville at either the street level or via the Internet (usually Craig’s List or Back Page Ads). Even though most clients felt as though they were illegally trapped by law enforcement, they do not want an extended public legal battle. I understand that most clients want to keep their charges as private and confidential as possible. By being honest and straightforward, I know how to end these matters quickly in a very private and discrete matter while still avoiding a permanent conviction and later having their record expunged. I have included some notable cases below because I know that you are looking for results in your Nashville, Tennessee patronizing prostitution case.
Nashville, Tennessee Patronizing Prostitution Laws and Penalties
The charge in Tennessee is called patronizing prostitution. It is a class B misdemeanor which carries penalties that consist of up to 6 months of jail time, fines, and court costs. If the crime occurs within 100 feet of a church or school, the punishment is increased by making the offense a class A misdemeanor and the maximum jail time is increased from 6 months to 11 months and 29 days. In addition, such a violation near a "church or school zone" requires a mandatory 7 days in jail and a one thousand dollar fine. As you can see, there are stiff penalties for patronizing prostitution in Tennessee.
If you need help with a pending prostitution charge in Nashville, TN, give me a call at 615-345-1988. I have nearly two decades of criminal defense experience and I know how to get results.
Notable Case Results:
Patronizing prostitution case (Backpage Ad) expunged. Nashville Police's East CSU detectives conducted an undercover sting using a backpage escort ad. The defendant responded to the ad by contacting an undercover detective on the phone number listed in the ad. The defendant gave the UC $240.00 for sexual acts at a local Nashville hotel location. Case note: the case was handled with absolute discretion. My client only had to appear at one court date and his wife never found out about his mistake.
Nashville prostitution solicitation case expunged. My client was arrested for the solicitation of prostitution after he agreed to pay $200.00 for straight sex. A plea agreement was reached where the case was dismissed upon the completion of an educational class and payment of court costs. Case note: the case was handled with complete discretion. My client's wife never found out about this unfortunate situation.
Nashville patronizing prostitution case dismissed. The accused received a misdemeanor citation for violating Tennessee Code Annotated Section 39-13-514 while on business in Nashville, Tennessee. My client was approached by an undercover officer and agreed to pay her $200.00 to perform a sexual act. After negotiations with the DA's office, a plea was reached where my client avoided a criminal convicted and the charge was dismissed. Case Number 11-036.
Prostitution solicitation case dismissed. My client agreed to pay an undercover police officer $20.00 for oral sex. I negotiated a plea where the case was dismissed upon the completion of an educational class and payment of court costs. June 21, 2011 Case No. 11-026.
Nashville prostitution solicitation case dismissed and record expunged. My client was arrested in conjunction with a Nashville undercover prostitution sting. After being approached by an undercover officer, he agreed to pay $20.00 for oral sex. A plea was reached where the case was dismissed upon the completion of an education class. Case Number 10-088.
Nashville patronizing prostitution case dismissed. My client was married man with two young children who admitted to me that he had made a horrible mistake. Privacy was his number one priority. He did not want his mistake to ruin his life. This case was handled with complete discretion and his case was resolved on the first court date. Untimely, the case was dismissed and his record his expunged. His family remains intact and he has moved on this life. Case number 12-062.
Solicitation case dismissed. My client was cited with violating Tennessee Code Annotated Section 39-13-514 while on business in Nashville, Tennessee. He was involved in an undercover sting when he responded to an Internet advertisement offering adult services. When he entered the hotel room, he met a woman and agreed to pay her $300.00 for a sexual act. Undercover officers swarmed the room and cited him for patronizing prostitution. A plea agreement was reached where my client avoided a conviction and his record is expunged. Case number 12-069.
Patronizing case expunged. My client was an electrical engineer who needed to avoid a criminal conviction. He was greatly worried about his employer and family finding out that he had been charged with patronizing prostitution in Nashville, Tennessee. His case was dismissed and his record his now sealed from public view. Case number 09-096.
Patronizing case dismissed and expunged. My client was charged with violating Tennessee Code Annotated Section 39-13-514 (Patronizing Prostitution). After responding to an advertisement posted on the Internet, my client agreed to pay $250.00 for a blow job. It was important for my client to avoid a conviction because his employer did yearly background checks on managers. Untimely, this case was dismissed and his record was expunged. Case number 09-025.
Website developer charged with patronizing. My client had a computer science degree and worked with a noted web development firm in Nashville, Tennessee. He wanted to keep is criminal charges confidential. He was extremely embarrassed. A plea was reached where my client avoided a patronizing prostitution conviction. Case number 09-013.
Computer programmer charged in prostitution sting. My client was charged with violating Tennessee Code Annotated Section 39-13-514 (Patronizing Prostitution) when he agreed to pay $20.00 for intercourse. He was extremely worried about his case and wanted to avoid a permanent conviction. A successful plea agreement was reached and my client avoided a permanent record. Case number 09-087.
Nashville prostitution sting client avoids a permanent criminal conviction. My client received a misdemeanor citation after he was accused of offering to pay a Nashville undercover police officer for sex. An agreement was reached where the case was dismissed on the payment of court courts. My client only had to appear in court one time and his record in now expunged from public view. Case number 13-002.
Nashville Prostitution Solicitation Case Expunged. My client agreed to pay an undercover officer $200.00 for sex. A plea agreement was reached where the charge was dismissed upon the successful completion of an educational program and the payment of court costs. Case No. 11-036.
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-Lee Martin is a Nashville criminal defense lawyer who has gained national recognition as a criminal defense attorney. With over a decade of experience, he knows how to get results in patronizing prostitution charges. If you are seeking an experienced criminal defense attorney, use his experiences to your advantage. National Trial Lawyers Top 100 in the areas of DUI and criminal defense.
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