In the state of Oregon, it is a criminal offense to buy or sell sex. It is also against the law to facilitate prostitution or force someone to engage in prostitution. If you have been charged with a sex crime related to prostitution, you need to speak with a Portland prostitution attorney without delay.
Prostitution procurement activities like pimping or pandering are against the law in Oregon. Promoting prostitution is punishable by up to five years in prison and $125,000 in fines. Though most procurement activities involve financial compensation, any conduct that knowingly facilitates prostitution is prohibited by law. Those convicted must register as an Oregon sex offender.
Soliciting a prostitute is a two-way street. Those offering sex for money and those offering money for sex can both be convicted of soliciting a prostitute. So far as the law is concerned, it doesn't matter whether the sexual act took place or not. Solicitation of prostitution is punishable by up to one year in jail and a $6,250 fine. Anyone convicted of patronizing a minor faces a mandatory minimum fine of $10,000.
The Law Office of Graham C. Fisher was founded by Mr. Fisher in 2007. Over the last decade, our Portland prostitution lawyer has defended hundreds of Portland clients. Through it all, Mr. Fisher has earned the highest rating available from Avvo (10.0), which measures the job performance of lawyers across the country. He has also been named a Top 100 criminal defense attorney by The National Trial Lawyers.
To schedule a free consultation with a Portland prostitution attorney, call the Law Office of Graham C. Fisher today. Reach us at (503) 517-7000.