Crimes under Penal Code 653f are categorized as either felonies or misdemeanors and are punishable by county jail, prison, or fines, depending on the nature of the specific crime. However, there are defenses available for those facing charges of criminal solicitation. Read on to find out about these defenses, as well as examples of what may count as a crime under Penal Code 653f.
Solicitation of crime under Penal Code 653 PC can include a number of different crimes. Here are some examples of such acts.
You want to rob a bank, but you don’t think you can do it alone. So, you contact some of your friends and invite them to come with you, guaranteeing to split the money earned.
Note that, regardless of whether or not the individual being solicited to commit a crime accepts, you may be charged under Penal Code 653 PC as long as you had the intention to commit the crime.
There are defense strategies available in the event that one is tried for criminal solicitation. Below are some of the typical defenses used in such cases.
In this article, we went over the basic defense strategies for charges of criminal solicitation under California Penal Code 653f. If you still have questions or would like a consultation with us to discuss this statute further, please consider contacting us so that we may help you understand how you may be defended.
Regardless of the classification of the offense, it is important that you seek the assistance of competent legal counsel to help you best understand your legal defense while identifying an outcome that best minimizes your risk. We here at the H Law group patiently await your call.