Prostitution Defense Lawyer In Clarksville

A conviction for prostitution, soliciting a prostitute or other related crimes can be not only embarrassing, but can also carry serious penalties. No matter the charges against you, it is important to speak to an experienced criminal defense attorney who understands what is at stake.

I am Edward E. DeWerff and I am a criminal defense lawyer in Clarksville, Tennessee. I have decades of experience representing those who have been charged with sex crimes, including prostitution and soliciting.

Sex Crime Convictions Carry Serious Penalties

In Tennessee, selling, buying or profiting from the sale of sex is a crime. Generally, these sorts of crimes fall into one of several categories, including:

  • Prostitution: The selling of sex for money or other goods is a misdemeanor in Tennessee and a conviction can bring a sentence of up to six months in jail.
  • Patronizing, including Internet solicitation: Seeking to purchase sex is a misdemeanor, no matter whether it is done in person or online. Patronizing a prostitute is a misdemeanor and a conviction can bring up to six months in jail.
  • Promotion, also known as pimping: Making money from forcing another person to engage in prostitution is considered to be a felony and a conviction can result in a prison sentence of up to six years.

As a solo practitioner and former prosecutor, I provide my clients with personalized legal advice specifically tailored to their circumstances. I have decades of experience as a criminal defense attorney and I can help you understand your legal options and present an effective defense on your behalf.

Contact Me Today For A Free Initial Consultation

If you have been arrested for prostitution, it is essential to speak to an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. To speak with a prostitution defense attorney in Clarksville, contact me or call 931-444-6038 today to schedule a free initial consultation.