Solicitation of a Minor in New York
Queens & Brooklyn Sex Crime Lawyer
Solicitation in legal terms is the act of enticing or encouraging a person
to engage in unlawful conduct. In cases involving a minor, it refers to
an intention to engage in some form of sexual activity. Solicitation of
a minor is a state and federal
sex crime offense that can include both online and in person solicitation. You can
be charged with soliciting a minor even if no sexual act occurred. The
penalties in a solicitation case include:
- Psychological counseling
- Public service
- Sex offender registration
The Internet is closely monitored by law enforcement agencies looking for
individuals engaging in illegal acts like solicitation of a minor. Police
personnel will even pose as minors in chat rooms and on social networking
sites to find and engage sexual predators. Any form of sexually explicit
online communication, whether in a chat room, by email or instant messaging,
can lead to solicitation charges.
You will also be facing criminal charges for sending or soliciting sexually
explicit materials. If you have been accused of soliciting a minor, contact
a Queens sex crime attorney for advice regarding your legal situation.
The prosecution will relentlessly pursue a conviction in a case involving
sexual misconduct with a minor. You will need a skilled and aggressive
litigator to protect your rights when fighting these serious allegations.
We represent clients facing sex crime allegations throughout Queens, Brooklyn,
The Bronx, Manhattan, Rockland County and Westchester County.
Fighting Accusations of Solicitation of a Minor
Musa-Obregon & Associates is a knowledgeable defense firm that has
successfully represented many clients accused of a sexual offenses involving
a minors, including solicitation. We will use our comprehensive legal
knowledge and extensive resources to conduct a vigorous defense. Attorney
Michael Musa-Obregon is a former New York prosecutor that understands
the consequences you are facing, and will provide highly skilled and unwavering
Contact a Queens sex crime attorney for valuable legal advice if you have been charged with solicitation of a minor.