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Prostitution & Solicitation

Just because you’ve been charged with prostitution, that doesn’t mean you’ll be convicted. A lot prostitution charges that go to court in Canada go unproven when individuals have proper legal representation.

What You Need To Know:

Prostitution cases are complex and their hundreds of variables, do not assume that you do not have a defence. Often an experienced criminal lawyer will have huge list of possible legit defences that may allow your case to be dismissed.


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What Happens If You Are Convicted Of A Prostitution Offence?

It depends on a number of factors.

The potential sanction will depend on the offence an individual is convicted of as well as the aggravating and mitigating circumstances of the offence and offender. Many offenders (particularly those charged for the first time with a more minor prostitution charge) will be offered to participate in a diversion program. Those who are not offered diversion may be facing probation or time in custody.

Types of Charges:

Communication For The Purpose

S. 213 of the Criminal Code. This involves any communication or attempted communication for the purposes of prostitution or obtaining the services of a prostitute. This offence is a straight summary conviction offence.

Types of Charges:

Living Off The Avails

S. 212 of the Criminal Code contains a number of more serious prostitution charges that are straight indictable offences. These include procuring prostitution and living off the avails of prostitution.

Types of Charges:

Bawdy Houses

S. 211 of the Criminal Code contains provisions with respect to bawdy houses

What Comes Next?
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