Santa Rosa Child Pornography Defense Attorney

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Child pornography refers to any photograph, image, video or film which depicts nude children engaging in erotic poses or sexual activity. Not only do convicted individuals face serious California State and federal charges, their reputation can be permanently ruined. However, innocent people are often charged with this sex crime due to an unintentional download or a virus on their computer.

If you face child pornography charges, my Santa Rosa sex crime defense firm is capable of providing you with the aggressive and personalized defense you need to protect your rights. I have successfully handled thousands of cases, so I am capable of obtaining the results your desire.

Child Pornography Penalties

Punishments for child pornography are associated with more severe sentences compared to other crimes. Furthermore, a person who has been previously convicted of a crime involving child pornography can face increased sentences.

The following are various child pornography offenses, including their correlating punishments:

  • Child Pornography Possession
    • Maximum county jail or prison sentence of one year
      • Second conviction can result in a prison sentence between two to six years
    • Fine up to $2,500
  • Advertising Child Pornography
    • Maximum prison sentence of four years
    • Fine up to $50,000
  • Child Pornography Distribution
    • Maximum county jail or prison sentence between one to three years
    • Fine of either $1,000 or $10,000
  • Child Pornography Distribution for Commercial Consideration
    • Prison sentence between two to six years
    • Fine up to $100,000
  • Employing Minors to Participate in Child Pornography
    • Maximum prison or county jail sentence of one year
      • If an individual induced or coerced any minor to model, pose, act, or participate in pornographic material, then it is a maximum prison sentence of eight years
    • Fine up to $2,000

Let Us Protect Your Reputation

Along with the potential charges, the most serious and life-impacting penalty of a child pornography conviction is mandatory registration as a sex offender. A sex offender status can make it difficult to obtain employment, apply for college, purchase a home and live a normal life. Let me apply my experience as a Santa Rosa sex crimes attorney, knowledge and legal understating in order to fight for your freedom and future.

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