Solicitation of a Sexual Act in Illinois

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If you have been arrested and charged with Solicitation of a Sexual Act in Illinois, a conviction can result in significant penalties. However, with the help of a qualified lawyer, it is possible to have your charge reduced or your case thrown out altogether.

Serving Chicago and all surrounding neighborhoods, our criminal defense lawyer knows that we all make mistakes. Fortunately, our legal team has the power to help you obtain the outcome you desire in order to get back on the right track.

Penalties for Solicitation of a Sexual Act

This crime occurs when an individual offers someone else money or some form of value in exchange for sexual penetration, or touching or fondling of the sexual organs, for the purpose of arousal or sexual gratification. Solicitation of a Sexual Act is considered a Class A misdemeanor, which is punishable by a jail sentence of up to one year and a maximum fine of $2,500.

However, if the sexual act is from a person who is under the age of 18 or who is an individual with a substantial intellectual disability, it is a Class 4 felony. A Class 4 felony is punishable by a one to three-year prison sentence and a $25,000 fine.

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With the penalties this serious, having experienced and skilled legal representation on your side can make a huge difference. As a former prosecutor, our Arlington Heights criminal defense attorney possesses the thorough understanding of both sides of the courtroom, giving you an advantage when it comes to trial. After a complete investigation of your arrest, we can build an aggressive and personalized defense strategy for you.

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