Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual relations in exchange for payment or some other benefit. Prostitution is sometimes described as commercial sex.A person who works in this field is called a prostitute, and is a kind of sex worker. Prostitution is one of the branches of the sex industry. The legal status of prostitution varies from country to country, from being permissible but unregulated, to an enforced or unenforced crime or to a regulated profession. Prostitution is sometimes also referred to as "the world's oldest profession". Estimates place the annual revenue generated by prostitution worldwide to be over $100 billion.
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  • What Happens When Someone Drops Charges Against You?

    …, trafficking in persons, leaving the scene of an accident with fatality 10 years: crime against elderly or disabled, arson, compelling prostitution 7 years: most financial crimes and identity theft 2 years: misdemeanors Is It Possible to Sue Someone Who Made a False Accusation Against Me? Judges and prosecuting attorneys, as well as their staffs and police…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 24 readers -
  • Good Moral Character in the Immigration Context

    …, if you have any questions in regard to this, you should speak with a Miami immigration attorney. If you would like more information on the issue of good moral character in an immigration context, please contact Miami immigration lawyer Michael G. Murray, Esq. at (305) 895-2500 or visit our website at …

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 11 readers -
  • What are the Differences between the U and T Visas?

    … human trafficking > What are the Differences between the U and T Visas? As a Miami immigration lawyer, I have had several questions about the differences between the U and T visas. Below are some frequently asked questions. Why were the U and T visa types created? Congress created both “T” and “U” visas to encourage the victims…

    Michael G. Murray/ Miami Immigration Lawyer- 16 readers -
  • Fact and Fiction: Prostitution

    … Fact and Fiction: Prostitution Posted by Matthew Sharp under Sex Crimes November 18, 2015 Prostitution Facts in Texas The crime of prostitution is unique because it has existed for centuries. Sometimes called “the world’s oldest profession“, the act of selling sex for money occurs throughout the world and Texas is no exception. Over the years…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 40 readers -
  • How To Check For Warrants in Houston

    … a warrant issued for their arrest on for Class A or Class B misdemeanor. Class A or Class B misdemeanor criminal offenses include crimes such as DWI first and second offense, prostitution, and possession of marijuana, trespassing, unlawfully carrying a weapon, public lewdness, public intoxication, and some theft offenses. How to Search For a Misdemeanor…

    Tad Nelson/ Tad Nelson & Associates- 35 readers -
  • 1200+ New Laws in Texas; Many to Take Effect in September 2015

    … such as sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, trafficking of persons, or compelling prostitution are now given five years from the day the cause of action accrues before the statute of limitations takes effect. For sexual offenses involving children, those victims are now given 15 years to file a claim before the statute runs. Additionally, there…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 93 readers -
  • Sex Sting Operations and Entrapment in Texas

    …, entrapment is avoided by allowing people to initiate the attempt to commit a crime. For example, in a sex sting operation, if a person engages in certain activities, they may meet the requirements for initiating the attempt to commit a crime. Such activities can include: Approaching a prostitute of their own free will Offering to pay a prostitute for sex…

    Law Office of James Alston- 38 readers -
  • Sex Sting Operations and Entrapment in Texas

    … In Texas, law enforcement will sometimes engage in undercover sting operations in order to catch people in the act of soliciting prostitution. These sting operations may also be used to expose sex trafficking organizations or catch pimps. These operations usually work by using an undercover police officer posing as a prostitute who attempts…

    Law Office of James Alston- 40 readers -
  • Internet Crimes in Chicago

    … to criminal charges and these include the following: Wire fraud Identity theft Credit card fraud Indecent solicitation of a minor Child pornography Craig’s list prostitution Phishing or spoofing Extortion Hacking of private information Copyright infringement In addition, you can face charges if you use the internet for electronic communications… 8 readers -
  • What Are the Penalties for Prostitution?

    … In Texas, prostitution is a crime that involves the exchange of payment for sexual services. The law covers the act of engaging in sexual contact for payment as well as offering to engage in such acts in return for payment. Any such activity officially becomes a crime when payment is made or requested. Related Charges Under Texas law…

    Law Office of James Alston- 21 readers -
  • So, How Do Expunctions Work?

    …, certain crimes aren’t eligible for withholding of judgment. These include offenses such as DUIs, child molestation, prostitution and theft. Expunctions don’t apply to any of these types of crimes. Progression of Sentence: In most cases, you must finish serving your sentence for a crime before becoming eligible to apply for expunction. In most cases…

    Matthew Sharp/ The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp- 31 readers -
  • Scholarship Short List of 10

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