Prostitution Penalties in Minnesota

All penalties listed below are the maximum penalty that can be imposed under Minnesota Law unless otherwise specified.

Subdivision 1

  • Prostitution involving a minor under the age of thirteen: Felony: 20 years and/or a $40,000 fine.
  • Prostitution involving a minor under age sixteen but thirteen or older: Felony: 10 years and/or a $20,000 fine.
  • Prostitution involving a minor under age eighteen but sixteen or older: Felony: 5 years and/or a $10,000 fine.

Subdivision 1a

  • Gross Misdemeanor: one year in jail and/or a $3,000 fine.

Subdivision 2

  • Gross Misdemeanor: one year in jail and/or a $3,000 fine. A person who is convicted of violating this subdivision must, at a minimum, be sentenced to pay a fine of at least $1,500.

Subdivision 3

  • Misdemeanor: 90 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine. Unless this is a second time offense within two years of a previous prostitution conviction then a Gross Misdemeanor: one year in jail and/or a $3,000 fine.

Subdivision 6

  • Gross Misdemeanor: one year in jail and/or a $3,000 fine.

Subdivision 7

  • Misdemeanor: 90 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine.

Locations

Anoka Office

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Anoka, MN 45.199654, -93.387372

2150 3rd Ave North
Suite 210
Anoka, MN 55303

Hopkins Office

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Hopkins Office 44.925443, -93.410989

25 9th Ave North
PO Box 458
Hopkins, MN 55343