Fight Child Pornography Charges
Top Criminal Lawyer in Sugar Land, Texas
Pornography crimes involving minors, such as the manufacturing, distribution
and possession of child pornography, are vigorously pursue by state and
federal law enforcement. They are also aggressively prosecuted. Many crimes
involving child pornography are Internet offenses involving peer-to-peer
file sharing and downloading.
Online sting operations, in which police pose as buyers and sellers, are
often used to find and arrest individuals suspected of trafficking in
child pornography. The FBI's Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE)
team also uses sophisticated computer program to locate pornography offenders.
Aggravating Factors and Potential Penalties
An individual can be charged with a crime for such offenses as:
- Possession of child pornography
- Distribution of child pornography
- Peer-to-peer sharing of child pornography
- Chat room-related offenses
Penalties for a conviction in a child pornography case are extremely severe.
Under state laws, possession and promotion of child pornography is a second
degree felony which is punishable by incarceration for as long as 2 to
20 years in a state prison and fines as much as $10,000. The charges and
penalties may also be increased based on such factors as the quantity
of the illegal materials and whether the materials involve any type of
sexual penetration or any prepubescent children.
Under investigation for a child porn offense in Fort Bend County?
When faced with such serious charges, you need immediate representation
to ensure your rights are protected. Khawaja Law Firm PLLC is a highly skilled
criminal defense firm that provides clients with unwavering advocacy in
sex crime cases such as child pornography. We are experienced legal professionals
that have the knowledge and resources needed to build an effective defense.
In a child pornography case, law enforcement will often conduct an extensive
investigation before they bring formal charges. If you are being investigated
for any child pornography crime, you need to act fast. Early intervention
by a knowledgeable litigator may help you avoid an arrest and prosecution.
Our firm will provide strong representation and do everything we can to
achieve a favorable resolution to your legal situation.
Ibrahim Khawaja is a former chief prosecutor with extensive criminal case experience.
He will ensure your civil and constitutional rights are not violated,
and zealously defend the charges you are facing.
Contact a Sugar Land criminal defense lawyer from Khawaja Law Firm, PLLC today if you need powerful representation
for your criminal case!