Throughout most of the United States, the act of prostitution is illegal. However, each state has a unique set of laws and regulations pertaining to this act. By knowing what the laws are in your state, you are better able to protect your rights and interests.
If you or someone you care about has been accused of committing a crime related to prostitution, you need and deserve the assistance of a legal professional. The Appleton criminal defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C. have the experience needed to fight for your freedoms. Contact our office today at 414-271-9595 to learn more about your options for criminal defense.
Prostitution Laws in Wisconsin
In general, most states have a common set of laws pertaining to the illegalities of prostitution. However, each state has the ability to punish these crimes as they see fit. Some of the common penalties applied to those convicted of prostitution crimes in the state of Wisconsin include the following:
- Individuals found guilty of prostitution can face up to 9 months in jail and/or $10,000 in fines.
- Those found guilty of acting as a procurer of prostitution can face up to 12.5 years in jail and/or up to $25,000 in fines.
- Those found guilty of being a customer to prostitution can face up to 9 months in jail and/or $10,000 in fines.
- Convicted brothel owners can face up to 6 years in jail and/or $10,000 in fines.
If you or someone you love has been accused of committing a prostitution-related crime, the Appleton criminal defense attorneys of Hart Powell, S.C. would like to help. Contact our office today at 414-271-9595 to speak with a knowledgeable attorney about your situation.