Internet pornography that includes the presence of minors is illegal in all states and occurs when a person is found to be in possession of child pornography videos or images that are saved on the computer. In many ways, the internet has made the distribution of child pornography extremely easy, and offenders are able to exchange illegal materials in much larger quantities and at a much faster rate. If you have been accused of possessing or distributing internet pornography, it is crucial that you consult the legal services of a skilled Los Angeles child pornography lawyer who can navigate these complicated technology cases.
Penalties for child internet pornography can range are usually charged as a felony, depending on a wide variety of factors such as the amount of pornographic material recovered, age of the minors present in the materials, or if the offender intended the materials for personal use. Okabe & Haushalter recognize how quickly a charge can advance to a felony, and how a poorly-constructed defense can quickly degrade and result in utter failure.
The internet has taken virtually every facet of our lives by storm, and many crimes such as internet child pornography are among the most prevalent. Although these types of crimes are aggressively prosecuted, they are not always as clear as the prosecution would have you believe. The internet is made possible through the use of advanced technology and can be difficult, even for a skilled attorney, to comprehend or defend properly. It is often necessary to call upon our skilled resources to assist in defending your cases, such as computer experts and others.
Our firm is dedicated to conducting the research, and possessing the understanding of high-tech crimes that is necessary to provide a compelling case for innocence. Even if you are accused or charged with internet pornography involving a minor, it does not mean that you are automatically guilty. Our firm respects your right to a fair trial and will fight hard to see that you get it.
Contact a Los Angeles internet pornography attorney if you have been charged with a crime related to internet pornography and would like to discuss your options for defense with an experienced professional.