Solicitation of a Minor in New York

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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:

  • Incarceration
  • Fines
  • 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 representation.

Contact a Queens sex crime attorney for valuable legal advice if you have been charged with solicitation of a minor.

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