Have you been charged with soliciting; encouraging participation in criminal gang activity in North Carolina? The crime of soliciting is a felony whether the person you encouraged to participate in the unlawful activity was a minor or an adult. A soliciting or encouraging participation conviction may result in jail time. For help with your solicitation charge, contact North Carolina attorney Lindsey Granados today!
N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.17- Soliciting; Encouraging Participation
It is unlawful for any person to cause, encourage, or solicit, or coerce a person 16 years of age or older to participate in criminal gang activity.
Violation of this section is a Class H felony. A Class H felony could result in an active sentence from 4 to 25 months imprisonment.
N.C. Gen. Stat. § 14-50.18- Soliciting; Encouraging Participation Minor
It is unlawful for any person to cause, encourage, solicit, or coerce a person under 16 years of age to participate in criminal gang activity.
Violation of this section is a Class F felony. A Class F felony could carry an active sentence of 10 to 41 months imprisonment.
If you are charged under this statute, you may also be found guilty for any of the unlawful activity the minor commits.
Let North Carolina Attorney Lindsey Granados Help You With Your Soliciting; Encouraging Participation Charges!
A felony conviction can have a serious impact on your life. Having a felony on your criminal record is one exception to expungement eligibility. If you need a lawyer in the Wake County area to assist you with your solicitation charges, contact Granados Law Group, PLLC. Attorney Lindsey Granados is an experienced criminal defense attorney and wants to answer any questions you have about your charge. Call Lindsey at (919) 650-2851, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org for a free consultation about your North Carolina soliciting charge today.