Plano Child Pornography Attorney
Protect Your Future and Your Reputation
Facing child pornography charges is never easy. Not only do you face serious
penalties if convicted, but your reputation and personal relationships
can also be deeply affected. Few crimes are more widely scrutinized in
society than child pornography convictions, even though many people do
not fully understand what may constitute for being charged under the broad
statement in which “child pornography” is described. Because
of this, individuals can be charged of child pornography without actually
knowing that they possess pornographic material involving minors.
With more and more celebrities being convicted for child pornography, this
crime has become a hot issue. At
Barbieri Law Firm, P.C., our Plano child pornography defense lawyer recognizes that this isn’t
just about what’s topical at the moment. We are dedicated to protecting
the rights of those who have been accused or arrested. If you or your
loved one has been charged with child pornography, contact our firm immediately
and secure seasoned representation.
Schedule a free case evaluation today!
Understanding Child Pornography Promotion & Possession Charges
An individual can be charged with either possession or promotion of child
pornography. These charges can be applied to any form of medium, including
printed pictures, videos, digital files, etc. If an individual has pornographic
material involving minors in their home or on their computer or phone,
they can be charged with possession. Promotion of child pornography covers
a larger range of activity or involvement.
“Promotion” of child pornography entails any of the following:
The penalties if convicted of either promotion or possession of are incredibly
severe. Not only do convicted individuals face jail-time, but they also
must register as a sex offender for the rest of their life. Registering
as a sex offender can affect your employment, where you can live, and
The legal consequences of your case depend on the specific charges you face:
Possession charges are considered a 3rd degree felony and are given a prison sentence between 2-10 years and fines
up to $10,000.
Promotion charges are considered a 2nd degree felony and are given a prison sentence between 2-20 years and fines
up to $10,000.
Unfortunately, many kids don’t realize that they can also be facing
child pornography charges for sending sexually explicit pictures of themselves
or pictures of fellow classmates. Even if the participants are all underage,
willfully spreading nude or semi-nude pictures of a minor is punishable
with child pornography charges, jail-time, and registry as a sex offender.
We Fight for You as a Team
The team at Barbieri Law Firm, P.C. approaches each case as a unit. Using
this method, we come at a case from a variety of angles to ensure that
nothing is missed. When it comes to sex crime cases, our founding attorney
has an especially strong understanding of this area of law. She is even
frequently called upon to speak on this topic. Do not settle for second
best when it comes to choosing a sex crime defense law firm.
Importance of Retaining Skilled Legal Counsel
Because of the severity of conviction, it is important to hire an experienced
criminal defense lawyer to represent your case. At Barbieri Law Firm, P.C., our dedicated Plano
child pornography attorney has over 17 years of experience defending individuals
sex crimes. Our firm offers around the clock availability to address any concerns
you might have. We have successfully served clients throughout Dallas,
Allen, and Collin County.
Call our office today at (972) 330-4331 or fill out our online contact form to get started.