Is prostitution a sex offender?

Asked over 1 year ago - West Jordan, UT

Hi, my friend got caught paying money to have sex with a prostitute in west Jordan Utah , I know that it is a misdemeanor, but does he have to register as a sex offender? they were both over 18 years old and both of them agreed to have sex for money. Thanks in advance

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  1. Harry Edward Hudson Jr

    Contributor Level 20


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    Answered . Not unless the registration statute includes that activity, which I doubt.

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  2. Kevin Rindler Madison


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    Answered . It depends on how your state defines " "sex offenses." It wouldn't in Texas but my advice would be to consult with a criminal defense attorney in Utah.

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