A friend of mine was texting/ talking to escorts using my phone after hearing about this website. Of course, he never agreed on a price, stated an act he wanted, or went to visit the girls. He simply just asked her rates and location. If one was a police officer, should I be worried about them charging me with solicitation?
Mr. Miller is correct with respect to the law regarding solicitation of prostitution. That does not bar, however, the filing of criminal charges which would depend on the specific nature of the text, coupled with the fact that just because criminal charges should not be filed does not mean they will not be filed.
This is a fact question. Your "friend" should consult with a local experienced criminal defense attorney. Good luck.
I am a Dallas area criminal defense attorney and former State prosecutor. The above answer, and any follow up comments or emails, is for informational purposes only and not meant as legal advice. This answer does not form an attorney-client relationship.
Under this scenario "no", you/he should not be charged. There has to be an "offer" and an "acceptance" for sex.
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