Solicitation is a Serious Offense. Count on Bill Kennedy Law for Help

In Texas and (most of) the rest of America, solicitation is illegal. Solicitation is any instance in which someone solicits another human being to engage in sexual acts for compensation. It does not matter if the case involves two consenting adults if money or other payment was exchanged. Maybe you had too much fun at a bachelor party or after a night out on the town; now you find yourself facing solicitation charges and jail time. One of the most important things you can do in this scenario, or any similar instance where you have been charged with solicitation, is contact a qualified criminal defense attorney who is well versed in sex crime defense.

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The Harsh Truth about Solicitation Charges

Typically, the court can choose to impose any of the following penalties for solicitation charges:

  • A Jail Sentence of Up to One Year
  • Fines and Fees of Up to $1,000
  • Probation Lasting at Least a Year
  • Pre-Trial Diversion (An Alternative to Prosecution)


Felony solicitation charges can bring about more serious consequences, including higher fines and longer jail times. Felony offenses include being a repeat offender or committing solicitation after contracting HIV. According to the Texas Penal Code, Chapter 43, soliciting a person or child under the age of eighteen is a second-degree felony.


There is no time to waste if you have been accused of solicitation. Your reputation is at stake, as well as your freedom. You could be required to register as a sex offender, which affects where you can own a home and can even make a difference in how you spend time with your own child. Future job opportunities are also at stake. What seemed like a good, fun idea at the time could now become your worst nightmare, and you deserve a competent legal team to defend you and your constitutional rights. Do not hesitate to contact Bill Kennedy Law at (972) 939-4878 today to discuss your case.

How We Can Help with Solicitation Charges

The legal team here at Bill Kennedy Law is committed to protecting our clients and their constitutional rights at all costs. If you are facing solicitation charges or any other sex crime charges, it would be a wise choice to contact one of our attorneys at (972) 939-4878. Or, if you prefer, you may also live chat with a Bill Kennedy representative or contact us here. Please note that we always fight for your rights honestly and aggressively.

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