Our Long Beach Law office represents and defends those charged with solicitation of prostitution in Los Angeles County, call us today to speak with a local criminal defense attorney about your case.

An arrest on an allegation of solicitation of a prostitute PC647B can be
perhaps the most humiliating and embarrassing ordeal one can face. Our
Law Firm can help ensure the arrest does not lead to a conviction in
Court.   What most people do not understand is that an arrest for these
offenses involve special investigators, detectives and prosecutors.  When an
arrest is made the District Attorney or City prosecutor may charge those
involved with solicitation, loitering and other crimes associated with the
acquisition of sex or sexual acts for money.  Attorney Matthew Ruff
attorney understands the implications a conviction will have on a person's
future and can find a way to get criminal charges dropped in these cases.  

Call us for immediate help, toll free at  1-877-212-2090

For over 25 years we have been providing aggressive representation for any
prostitution arrest including PC647(b), loitering with the intent to engage in
an act of prostitution or any other serious criminal offense.  In most cases
our attorney can go to Court for you.  Contact us for a no nonsense
explanation of the law that deals with your case and what options you have
to fight the charges.

The crime of solicitation of prostitution is codified in the
Penal Code in
section 647(b), the law is described as follows:

"Anyone who solicits or who agrees to engage in or who engages in any act
of prostitution is guilty of a crime.  A person agrees to engage in an act of
prostitution when, with specific intent to so engage, he or she manifests an
acceptance of an offer or solicitation to so engage, regardless of whether the
offer or solicitation was made by a person who also possessed the specific
intent to engage in prostitution. No agreement to engage in an act of
prostitution shall constitute a violation of this subdivision unless some act,
in addition to the agreement, is done within this state in furtherance of the
commission of an act of prostitution by the person agreeing to engage in
that act. As used in this subdivision, “prostitution” includes any lewd act
between persons for money or other consideration."

Whereas the crime of loitering for prostitution,
Penal Code 653.22 is
evidenced by someone who "repeatedly beckons to, stops, engages in
conversations with or other conduct which indicates solicitation for

The city of Long Beach LBPD and the municipality of Los Angeles LAPD
aggressively enforces and prosecutes the crime of prostitution and the
solicitation thereof.  The offense is usually initiated by the police as part of
some sting operation commenced to catch and arrest those suspected of
committing the offense.  In many instances, innocent passersby can be
lured in to the sting operation and find themselves being wrongfully accused
of the act of soliciting a prostitute.

criminal defense Lawyer can help to ensure your rights are protected
when being prosecuted for any prostitution crime.  Over the years our
Prostitution Defense Lawyers have successfully defended individuals facing
convictions for solicitation for acts of prostitution in Long Beach CA and all
areas of Los Angeles. We have employed various strategies and used all
legal defenses to obtain dismissals for our clients, including theories of
entrapment, miranda rights violations, deprivation  of both United States
and California constitutional rights, wrongful arrest, illegal search and
seizure and mistaken identity.  We have represented those in the military,
clients with security clearance issues as well as all professionals that face
loss of licenses if convicted.  In addition to the Long Beach area, we offer
Redondo Beach Prostitution Defense and advocacy for Los Angeles
Prostitution Charges.

Contact our
Long Beach Criminal Defense Attorneys today for a free
consultation about your individual criminal case and circumstances.  We
strive to obtain a dismissal of  all prostitution related charges including
solicitation (PC647b) and loitering for purposes of prostitution (PC 653.22)
charges in order to keep negative marks off your record, protect your
employment and avoid adverse immigration consequences.  In addition, if
you were convicted in the past for these types of crimes we can file the
appropriate motions to seek an
expungement of the conviction.

Our Los Angeles Attorneys office can also represent you before official
charges have been filed, this is a procedure known as pre-filing
investigation.   Having handled well over 5000 criminal cases, our office
knows the system and has contacts to quickly resolve many criminal
charges. Moreover, we can provide critical information and answers to
questions such as how the Court Process works, whether jail will be
imposed, and how and when important motions should be filed with the
Long Beach Court such as motions to dismiss and pretrial motions to
suppress evidence.  

Our criminal attorneys can also obtain orders to compel the prosecution to
produce exculpatory evidence such as audio tapes of the incident, video,
notes, and vital police reports which are completed following an arrest for
solicitation of prostitution.  Our comprehensive investigation of the case
includes analysis of such issues as who initiated the discussion of having sex
for money, did the officer cross the line in luring and enticing the accused
over in order to "entrap" the individual.  We can also go to Court for you in
most cases, saving you from the embarrassment and hassle of appearing
before a judge.  In many cases, defense attorney Matthew Ruff can help
you avoid a criminal conviction if you are a first time offender.

Contact our Law Firm today toll free at  1-877-212-2090
Long Beach Criminal Defense Lawyer