It is a felony for anyone to entice or solicit a child, who is less than 16 years of age, to commit a sexual act. Regardless of whether or not the individual knew the actual age of the child. A first time offense is punishable by no more than 4 years imprisonment, however a subsequent conviction for the same offense could result in no more than 10-years imprisonment, a fine of no more than $10,000.00, or both. MCL 750.145(a), (b).
Neil Rockind, P.C.is home to two (2) of Michigan’s most aggressive and respected criminal defense lawyers who understand such complexities and have successfully defended people accused of Soliciting a Child in many cases. Neil Rockind began his career in the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office as an assistant prosecutor and is nicknamed “The Rockweiler” for his aggressive and successful style. Rockind has been named a Super Lawyer, Top Criminal Defense Lawyer, Best of Detroit by Hour Magazine, among the Top 100 Lawyers in Michigan, among the Top 50 Lawyers in Michigan and among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by a national trial lawyers organization. Colin Daniels another member of Neil Rockind P.C., has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine. If you or a loved one is facing a Solicitation of a Child charge, contact us at 248.208.3800 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to make an appointment and see how much we can help.