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Solicitation Defense Attorney Rhode Island

Have You Been Arrested on a Rhode Island Criminal Solicitation Charge?

Solicit the help of an expert defense attorney, who will work to get the best results for your case.

John R. Grasso is one of the top criminal defense attorneys in Rhode Island, and has previously worked in  law enforcement also. In many instances, solicitation charges are the result of false accusations that are based on revenge; or it could be a simple case of mistaken identity. Regardless, John R. Grasso will work to restore or clear your good name.

Contact the Island law offices as soon as possible.

Definition of Solicitation:

Rhode Island Code Chapter 11-37 acknowledges Indecent Solicitation of a Child as when someone willfully seeks someone under the age of 18 to participate in prostitution.

This crime falls under sexual assault cases, and the chapter further elaborates the following:

  • The offender was able to solicit a minor under 18, either by permitting, prompting, provoking, simply asking, or recommending that the child take part in prostitution. Furthermore, this act of indecent solicitation can take place through an advertisement, online, via a phone, verbally, in writing, or through some other means.
  • Aggravating factors of the crime depend on the age of the child, or whether the child was lured  into a building, a vehicle or some other space. These actions can branch out into other offenses such as child snatching or child molestation.

The Rhode Island Law Offices of John R. Grasso will examine the conversations, the evidence, and other important factors – in order to dismiss fines, lower charges, or pursue alternative sentencing.

We’ll sit down to determine your side of the story.

However the situation transpired, we’ll examine all angles to get the best outcome for your case. What’s more, is that John R. Grasso resolves to determine the missing pieces of the puzzle, having worked in law enforcement himself.

Contact the Island law offices as soon as possible.

What Are the Consequences of Rhode Island Solicitation Charges?

There are very strict laws for indecent solicitation of a minor. Offenders can be charged as a felon, and may be required to register as a sex offender.

Indecent Solicitation of a child is punishable in Rhode Island by:

  • At least 5 years in prison

Other closely related crimes include child pornography, human trafficking, child molestation, and other sexually explicit crimes involving minors.

Contact an Aggressive Solicitation Defense Attorney in Rhode Island

Our clients hire us to win the toughest legal battles around – some of which include these and other forms of sexual assault cases.

Free consultations are available. Contact the Rhode Island Law Offices of John R. Grasso now.

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