“Any person who knowingly performs, offers or agrees to perform any act of sexual penetration as defined in Section 11-0.1 of this Code for anything of value, or any touching or fondling of the sex organs of one person by another person, for anything of value, for the purpose of sexual arousal or gratification commits an act of prostitution.”


Prostitution charges can be a misdemeanor or felony depending on the criminal history of the accused. A person with a prostitution conviction in their criminal history can be charged with felony prostitution. Felony prostitution is a Class 4 felony and sentencing can range from probation up to 3 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

Whether charged with a felony or a misdemeanor it is important to contact the attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith immediately. When you hire the attorneys at Gruszeczki & Smith, you are hiring former prosecutors who are seasoned trial attorneys and are comfortable defending your rights before judges and juries. Your defense begins the moment you contact us.

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