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Is prostitution legal in California

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21 Oct 2021

Is prostitution legal in California
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21 Oct 2021
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge

Good morning

This is Alex, Esq., and Welcome to Just Answer.

I have been a legal expert on the site for over a decade and my goal is to provide you with the best experience possible and answer any questions which you may have about your current situation. Your satisfaction is my top priority! Please note this site is for general information for educational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. Communicating with an expert on this site does not establish an attorney-client relationship and it is always in your best interest to retain legal counsel, if you have a current legal matter, that you need help with.

First, thank you for coming to the site and trusting that we can provide you with the proper information to help you have a better understanding of the situation. Second, I want you to know that I understand how frustrating and/or concerning your situation might be, so I am here to help and hope we can work through this so you know what direction you may want to proceed in and to alleviate the stress.

Are you able to share a little more about the situation or do you just want to know if it is a crime, in general?

21 Oct 2021
Customer reply
21 Oct 2021
I want to work as sex worker in California. want to know my options.
21 Oct 2021
Customer reply
21 Oct 2021
is stripper legal? is prostitution legal?
21 Oct 2021
Lawyer's response
21 Oct 2021
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge

Prostitution is illegal. It is a crime.

A violation of California Penal Code Section 647b is a misdemeanor offense.

The crime is punishable by:

  • up to six months in jail time, and/or
  • a fine of up to $1,000.
21 Oct 2021
Customer reply
21 Oct 2021
is prostitution illegal everywhere in USA?
21 Oct 2021
Lawyer's response
21 Oct 2021
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge

No. There are places in Nevada where it is legal.

21 Oct 2021
Customer reply
21 Oct 2021
is full nude stripper legal in USA
21 Oct 2021
Lawyer's response
21 Oct 2021
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge

Not in every state. Every state has specific rules and laws and what is allowed. Same thing goes for counties with in each state.

21 Oct 2021
Customer reply
21 Oct 2021
thank you
21 Oct 2021
Lawyer's response
21 Oct 2021
LegalKnowledge
LegalKnowledge

My pleasure and you are welcome.

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