Germantown, TN asked in Criminal Law for Tennessee

Q: A person in tennessee cited for patronizing a prostitute would they be arrested or just fined.

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John P. Cauley
John P. Cauley

A: Generally -- there is an arrest and a bond set. The resolution of the case will depend upon the person's history. Normally, if found guilty or if the person pleads guilty, there can be some minimal jail time (24-48 hours) and a fine of some sort. It varies from case to case and upon the jurisdiction.

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