Have you Been Charged with Giving Massages in Places Used for Lewdness, Prostitution, or Masturbation for Hire?
While many people are familiar with various sex crimes, some people are unaware that giving massages in a place used for lewdness, prostitution, assignation or masturbation for hire is a type of sex crime. The Office of Lawson and Berry and their team of Georgia Sex Crime Attorneys are familiar with criminal law and all of its intricacies. Let their Lawyers help with your case from the very beginning. A charge is not the same as a conviction and a conviction for doing one of these things can result in serious penalties. Contact us today for a free case evaluation because your future is at stake.
Georgia Law O.C.G.A. § 16-6-17 reads as follows:
It shall be unlawful for any masseur or masseuse to massage any person in any building, structure, or place used for the purpose of lewdness, assignation, prostitution, or masturbation for hire.
Masseur means a male who practices massage or physiotherapy, or both. Masseuse means a female who practices massage or physiotherapy, or both.
Penalty for Giving Massages in Georgia
In Georgia, giving massages in place used for lewdness, prostitution, assignation, or masturbation for hire will be charged as a misdemeanor. Misdemeanor charges come with the penalty of up to one year in jail or up to $1,000 in fines, or both.
Even crimes that seem simple are often convoluted and require the help of an experienced Attorney. Our Georgia Criminal Defense Attorneys are highly knowledgeable and experienced in criminal law. Call our offices today to speak to someone about your rights. We are available to you 24/7 including nights, weekends, and holidays. Your future is at stake so don't take any chances.