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"I defend people facing promoting prostitution and compelling prostitution charges in the State of Oregon."

OREGON PROMOTING PROSTITUTION AND COMPELLING PROSTITUTION LAWS

    ORS 167.012 Promoting prostitution. (1) A person commits the crime of promoting prostitution if, with intent to promote prostitution, the person knowingly:

    (a) Owns, controls, manages, supervises or otherwise maintains a place of prostitution or a prostitution enterprise; or

    (b) Induces or causes a person to engage in prostitution or to remain in a place of prostitution; or

    (c) Receives or agrees to receive money or other property, other than as a prostitute being compensated for personally rendered prostitution services, pursuant to an agreement or understanding that the money or other property is derived from a prostitution activity; or

    (d) Engages in any conduct that institutes, aids or facilitates an act or enterprise of prostitution.

    (2) Promoting prostitution is a Class C felony. [1971 c.743 §251]

POSSIBLE SENTENCE
Probation Sometimes
Jail Yes, or . . .
Prison Sometimes

    ORS 167.017 Compelling prostitution. (1) A person commits the crime of compelling prostitution if the person knowingly:

    (a ) Uses force or intimidation to compel another to engage in prostitution;

    (b) Induces or causes a person under 18 years of age to engage in prostitution;

    (c) Aids or facilitates the commission of prostitution by a person under 18 years of age; or

    (d) Induces or causes the spouse, child or stepchild of the person to engage in prostitution.

    (2) Compelling prostitution is a Class B felony.

    (3) In a prosecution under subsection (1)(b) or (c) of this section, the state is not required to prove that the defendant knew the other person was under 18 years of age and it is no defense that the defendant did not know the person’s age or that the defendant reasonably believed the person to be older than 18 years of age. [1971 c.743 §252; 2011 c.334 §1]

POSSIBLE SENTENCE
Prison Usually 75 months

David N Lesh
Oregon Defense Lawyer
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503.546.2928
434 NW 19th Avenue
Portland, OR  97209


TIP:  Compelling prostitution is a Ballot Measure 11 offense.

 



David Lesh Mini Biography

Oregon attorney since 1990;

Former prosecutor (5 years);

Former lawyer to the Portland Police Bureau (3+ years);

Sought after criminal defense attorney (11+ years).