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Section 18-7-202 of the Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.) makes it a misdemeanor to solicit a prostitute. 18-7-202 C.R.S. (1) provides:
A person commits soliciting for prostitution if he:
If the other person accepts your offer, or you enter a place of prostitution intending to have sex there, it is the more serious misdemeanor crime of patronizing a prostitute, Colorado 18-7-205 C.R.S. A prostitute who engages in such an act may be charged with the crime of prostitution per 18-7-201 C.R.S.
And if the other person is under 18 years of age, it is the far more serious felony crime of soliciting for child prostitution, 18-7-402 C.R.S.
Soliciting for prostitution is a Colorado class 3 misdemeanor. Consequences of soliciting a prostitute can include:
In addition, if you are convicted of soliciting for prostitution you may be required to pay an additional fine of up $5,000, which will go to the state’s prostitution enforcement cash fund.1
Our Colorado criminal defense lawyers understand the consequences of a conviction for soliciting a streetwalker, hooker, or prostitute. It is not just the risk of a jail sentence that makes the accusation so scary, but the possible loss of your reputation and family.
That is why we defend solicitation charges so vigorously. Common defenses to solicitation of prostitution include (but are not limited to):
Our Denver sex crimes attorneys know that when it comes to sex, intentions are often misunderstood. And when they do, people can find themselves accused of solicitation – even when they did nothing wrong.
If you have been charged with soliciting or another prostitution-related offense in Colorado, we invite you to contact us. Your initial consultation is free and completely confidential.
We can also assist with seeking inmate release at jail facilities throughout the state, including the Mesa County Jail in the city of Grand Junction.
We can be reached using the form on this page, or at our convenient Denver home office:
Colorado Legal Defense Group
4047 Tejon Street
Denver, CO 80211
Prostitution is illegal in all Colorado cities, counties and unincorporated areas. State law makes it a crime to buy or sell sexual favors, or to offer or solicit the sale or purchase of sex. The definition of sex includes intercourse as well as fellatio, cunnilingus, masturbation, or anal copulation. Some people mistakenly believe that prostitution is legal ...