When charged with a Sex Offense it is important to retain an experienced criminal defense attorney immediately. There are often many defenses available in a sex crime case, but you need a lawyer who has tried sex crimes cases to explore and implement these defenses on your behalf. Whether charged with rape, statutory rape, sexual assault, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, indecent assault or other sex crimes it is important to understand the potential penalties, the strengths and weaknesses of the prosecution’s case and the strengths of all defenses before making the critical decision of whether or not to proceed to trial. Mandatory minimum sentences and lifetime sex offender registration are often implicated in sex crimes cases. A sex crimes defense attorney who understands the complexities of the applicable law is an important asset to have on your side.
Child Pornography is a serious criminal offense and one of the most socially stigmatized crimes that one can be accused of perpetrating. Even with no prior criminal history, a defendant charged with “Sexual Abuse of Children” (Pennsylvania’s child pornography statute, 18 Pa.C.S. §6312) faces significant jail time and the potential for mandatory lifetime sex offender registration under Pennsylvania’s Megan’s Law. The consequences vary depending on whether the defendant is convicted of possessing, distribution and/or producing child pornography. The specific content of the image(s) as well as the quantity will also have an effect on the outcome of the case.
Often a search warrant is executed and computer equipment is seized months before the suspect is arrested. It is important to contact a child pornography defense lawyer quickly – the charges will not go away on their own. Specific action can be taken at early stages to prepare to defend against the imminent child pornography criminal charges.
The best way to preserve your rights and protect your future is to contact an experienced internet crimes defense attorney or sex crimes defense attorney immediately. We are uniquely qualified to represent clients who have been accused of or charged with sex crimes, internet crimes, child pornography or any related offense. Your selection of a criminal defense attorney will affect the final outcome of your case. Each of our attorneys works hard to provide the highest quality representation throughout the duration of your criminal case. We have four former prosecutors with years of criminal defense experience ready to put their knowledge and skills to work for you.
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