OREGON SOLICITATION AND PROSTITUTION GUIDE 

OREGON SOLICITATION AND PROSTITUTION LAWS



David N Lesh
Oregon ORS 167.008 Defense Attorney
Oregon Super Lawyer 2018, 2019, 2020

Call today to speak with Mr. Lesh about your solicitation case 
(503) 546-2928
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WHAT IS THE CRIME OF "COMMERCIAL SEXUAL SOLICITATION" IN OREGON? 

    FOR BUYERS (JOHNS):  ORS 167.008 Commercial Sexual Solicitation (formerly known as Patronizing a Prostitute).

     (1) A person commits the crime of commercial sexual solicitation if the person pays, or offers or agrees to pay, a fee to engage in sexual conduct or sexual contact. 

    (2) Commerical sexual solicitation is a Class A misdemeanor. [2011 c.151 §3; 2013 c.720 §2; 2015 c.98 §1].

POSSIBLE SENTENCE
IF NOT ELIGIBLE FOR MULTNOMAH COUNTY FIRST OFFENDER PROSTITUTION PROGRAM (FOPP)
Probation Usually
Jail Sometimes

    Learn more about your Oregon commercial sexual solicitiation charge.

WHAT IS THE CRIME OF PROSTITUTION IN OREGON? 

    FOR SELLERS:  ORS 167.007 Prostitution.

    (1) A person commits the crime of prostitution if the person engages in, or offers or agrees to engage in, sexual conduct or sexual contact in return for a fee.

    (2) Prostitution is a Class A misdemeanor. [1971 c.743 §250; 1973 c.52 §1; 1973 c.699 §6; 2011 c.151 §1]

POSSIBLE SENTENCE
IF NOT ELIGIBLE FOR FIRST OFFENDER PROSTITUTION PROGRAM (FOPP)
Probation Usually
Jail Sometimes



About the Author: 

David Lesh is a Portland attorney emphasizing the defense of serious criminal charges.  He has been a member of the Oregon State Bar since 1990.  Mr. Lesh is a former Multnomah County prosecutor (5 years) and lawyer to the Portland Police Bureau (3 years).  He was named an Oregon Super Lawyer in 2018, 2019, and 2020.  His law practice has an A+ BBB rating.
Office Location:  434 NW 19th Avenue; Portland, OR  97209
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