Richmond Solicitation Attorney
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In the Commonwealth of Virginia, the crime of solicitation can be charged
in various aspects of criminal law. The legal definition of solicitation
is when one person attempts, bribes, forces, or coerces another to commit
a criminal act. Speaking with a
Richmond sex crimes attorney about your situation is important.
Solicitation often refers to prostitution. See our page on this topic to
learn more about this crime of soliciting prostitution. Illegal solicitation
can also mean convincing another person to commit any criminal act. Examples
include murder, burglary, drug distribution, or arson.
Learn more about the two types of solicitation charges on our pages below:
What are the penalties for solicitation in Virginia?
In both cases of soliciting a prostitute and criminal solicitation charges,
jail time and steep fines are probable if convicted. Criminal solicitation
and second offenses for prostitution are both felonies. A felony charge
will stay on your record for life and will negatively affect you in many ways.
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If charged with solicitation, call an experienced attorney immediately.
Call Carlson & Collier — we have successfully defended clients facing solicitation charges
across the state. Our team has more than 60 Years of experience, including
prosecutorial work. One of our Richmond criminal defense attorneys served
as the youngest lead counsel to the governor of the state of Virginia.
You can rely on us for professionalism and experienced advocacy.
Over the course of our practice, we have handled thousands of criminal
defense cases, continuing to fight aggressively for the rights and interests
of the individuals we represent. As a team, we are available to our clients 24/7.
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