In recent months, prostitution and indecency crimes have received a good deal of media attention. Although there is a presumption of innocence, merely being charged with prostitution or indecency can have an impact on your life. It is important to have an experienced attorney to help fight the prostitution or indecency charge and defend your reputation. If you have been charged with prostitution or an indecency crime, contact defense attorney William R. Bickerton at (412) 596-8124 for a case evaluation.
Bickerton Law has two offices conveniently located in Cranberry Township, Butler County and in the North Hills of Pittsburgh.
Prostitution Offenses in Pennsylvania
Prostitution crimes in Pennsylvania include:
- Being an inmate of a house of prostitution or engaging in sexual activity as a business
- Loitering in or around a public place to engage in sexual activity as a business
- Promoting Prostitution
- Living off of prostitutes
- Patronizing Prostitutes
Prostitution can be charged as low as a third degree misdemeanor or as high as a third degree felony.
Indecency Offenses in Pennsylvania
Indecency crimes in Pennsylvania include:
- Open lewdness
- Indecent exposure
- Using obscene gestures
- Invasion of Privacy for sexual purposes