Legal Question in Criminal Law in California


I'm in California.

Can someone be arrested for attempt to solicit just by dialing the number posted in an online ad?

Asked on 11/15/12, 1:07 pm

3 Answers from Attorneys

Edward Hoffman Law Offices of Edward A. Hoffman

I suppose, but it's unlikely. The charge would be hard to prove without more evidence. Of course, there might actually *be* more evidence that you just aren't aware of.

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Answered on 11/15/12, 1:44 pm

Zadik Shapiro Law Offices of C. Zadik Shapiro

I agree with Mr. Hoffman. In part it would depend upon what the ad said. Are we assuming that the caller said absolutely nothing after dialing the number?

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Answered on 11/15/12, 4:47 pm
Anthony Roach Law Office of Anthony A. Roach

I think that a more overt act would be required. It sounds like an interesting factual issue. I hope you are discussing this with your attorney.

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Answered on 11/19/12, 10:24 am

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