Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation is a very serious charge. If convicted of you are facing up to 15 years in prison if the minor is under fifteen(15) years old. You can face maximum penalties allowable by law if you proceed without expert criminal defense lawyers who have a proven track record in defending allegations of Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation.
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What is ARS §13-3554: Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation?
Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation happens when a person lures, offers, or solicits sex with a person knowing, or having reason to know, the person is a minor. This offense is a Class 3 Felony.
In many situations, an arrest occurs when an undercover Officer pretends to be a female who is 14 years of age or younger in an Internet chat room. The Officer will make contact with the Defendant and then engage in some conversation of a sexual nature. The undercover Officer will usually ask for a photograph to be E-mailed to them, and they may E-mail back a false photograph. Afterwards, a meeting will normally be set up at a local establishment at a specific time. When the Defendant pulls into the parking lot undercover Officers will be waiting, where they will make an arrest.
Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation: Penalties and Jail Time
- First Charge:
- Up to 15 Years in Prison if the victim is under fifteen(15) years old
- Up to 8.75 years in Prison is the victim is 15, 16, or 17 years old
- Additional Charges or Second Conviction: Up to 22 Years in Prison
The Criminal Trial Lawyers at The Law Offices of David M. Cantor take pride in knowing more about the defense of Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation than prosecutors and police officers. The vast criminal case library at The Law Offices of David M. Cantor, with research materials devoted to challenging accusations involving sex crimes, will prove necessary in mounting the best defense for your case.
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Legal Defenses for Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation
- Lack of Intent To Follow Through with a Sex Act.
- Miranda Rights Violation
- Denial of Right To Counsel
When facing Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation Charges your future is at risk.A conviction will have lifelong consequences – What is Your Future Worth To You?
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