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Prostitution is defined under Florida law as giving or receiving sexual activity for hire. Being charged with this offense can lead to jail time, fines, potential probation, court fees, and a permanent criminal record. If you have previous convictions for prostitution, you may be facing serious felony charges. Given these negative consequences and the effect they can have on your reputation, family and social relationships, as well as your future in terms of the adverse impact of a criminal record, your best action to take is to hire a reliable and proven criminal defense lawyer. 

At Longwell Lawyers, you can turn to a team that includes a former Florida state prosecutor who works with two Board Certified Criminal Trial lawyers who have decades of experience. Our team has handled thousands of cases; we know how to fight charges in court by thoroughly and diligently investigating, analyzing, and preparing your case. We know how the other side thinks and operates in moving to convict you and how to craft carefully devised defense strategies appropriate to your individual circumstances. 

Reach out to Longwell Lawyers via our online request form or by phone at (407) 553-9599 to arrange for a free initial consultation with an Orlando prostitution attorney today. 

Prostitution Charges in Florida

The Florida prostitution law mentions other actions and activities for which you can be prosecuted as well. These related crimes include lewdness and assignation, and solicitation. 

Lewdness is defined as “any indecent or obscene act,” leaving it open to interpretation. 

Assignation is defined as making “any appointment or engagement for prostitution or lewdness or any act in furtherance of such appointment or engagement.” This means that you can be arrested for prostitution for having made an appointment only without having actually engaged in the act.

You can also be arrested by making an appointment for someone else, taking someone else to that appointment, or owning or operating any place for engaging in prostitution. Additional crimes related to prostitution include coercing or enticing others to engage in it and living off the proceeds earned from it. 

If you solicit, induce, entice, or procure another to commit prostitution, lewdness, or assignation, you may be charged with the crime of solicitation.


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Possible Penalties For Prostitution in FL

In a first offense for prostitution and some of its related crimes, penalties can include up to 60 days in jail and a fine of up to $500. Subsequent offenses can carry up to five years in prison and fines of up $5,000

Solicitation penalties will be based on whether it is a first or subsequent offense. A first offense is usually charged as a misdemeanor carrying up to a year in jail, a fine of up to $1,000, and probation. Second and subsequent offenses will be charged as felonies

Other more serious prostitution-related crimes carry harsher penalties. These include up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000 for forcing a person into prostitution or living off the proceeds of prostitution. Prostitution activities involving children carry even more severe penalties, including up to 15 years in prison and fines of up to $10,000

Additionally, the law may require the judge to sentence you to at least 100 hours of community service, attend a prostitution and human trafficking awareness course, get a sexually transmissible diseases (STD) test, and pay a $5,000 civil penalty.

To better understand your particular charges related to prostitution, we urge you to discuss your case with one of our knowledgeable attorneys. Find out where you stand, how the law impacts your situation, and how we can help you fight to preserve your future.

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