San Diego Child Pornography Defense

JD Law in CA Can Help to Protect Your Rights

San Diego Criminal Attorney James N. Dicks is qualified to defend your child pornography charge, whether it is for possession, production, distribution or sale. At JD Law, we offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case and your options. In today's technologically advanced society, there is an abundance of ways in which people may find themselves in possession of illicit child pornography without having realized it until a criminal investigation is undergone.

Act Quickly to Get the Defense You Need

For this reason, you should not hesitate to consult with a San Diego criminal defense lawyer if you have been accused of any such offense. Not only are the penalties of a conviction often severe, but the social stigma attached to this particular offense may be enough to permanently alter your life.

Contact our team today for counsel backed by the following qualifications:

  • 30 years of experience in the criminal justice system
  • Board certified criminal law specialist
  • Hundreds of criminal cases
  • Former police detective

Penalties & Sex Offender Registration

It is illegal to produce, manufacture and/or possess pornographic materials depicting children. Regardless of whether or not the minor is engaging in sexual activities with an adult, it is illegal to own or produce any materials that portray a minor in a sexually inappropriate manner. If you are accused of having child pornography, the penalties range from misdemeanor to felony sentences.

A first possession offense is typically charged as a misdemeanor with:

  • A county jail sentence of up to 1 year
  • A fine of up to $1,000
  • Mandatory registration as a sex offender

Your child pornography charge could also be classified as a felony which can carry:

  • A state prison sentence
  • Fines of up to $100,000
  • Mandatory registration as a sex offender

Sex offender registration is a lifetime label that will affect your reputation, your ability to get a job, and where you are able to live and work. Friends, family and business relations will likely learn of your child pornography charge and will have a changed viewpoint of you. However, by working with a capable attorney, you have the chance to contest your charges and win your case in court.

By working with our firm, you have the help of a seasoned professional who will fight to protect your rights. Contact us today to retain the support and defense you need.

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