Child Pornography Lawyer in Chattanooga, TN
Serious Defense for Charges of Federal Criminal Activity
Child pornography is a sex crime that is considered a federal offense, meaning the accused individual can be prosecuted by federal investigators and attorneys. Possession or distribution of child pornography is considered an extremely serious charge in federal court, with weighty penalties on conviction. Federal statues define what the elements of child pornography are and what the punishments could before conviction of this crime.
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Under 18 USC § 2252A, any individual who mails, ships, or transports child pornography by use of interstate or foreign commerce, including computer – or any individual who receives or distributes such material – has committed a federal crime. Punishment is mandatory upon conviction and often requires incarceration for many years. It is crucial to be proactive if you have been charged with this crime or have reason to believe you will be charged in the future.
This is an evolving area of the law and recent federal decisions show how important it is to have an experienced Chattanooga criminal defense attorney represent you if you are facing these charges. Don’t let fear or embarrassment prevent you from seeking counsel immediately if contacted by authorities concerning these issues.
Hire a lawyer who can defend you actively and effectively from the severe penalties you could face if convicted.
Chattanooga Sex Crime Lawyer with 35 Years of Experience
Attorneys Lee Davis and Bryan Hoss have represented a number of clients in federal court on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography in several different jurisdictions over the years. They have successfully resolved many of these cases both through negotiation for some and by trial or plea for others. If you have been charged, your case requires immediate action in order to best defend you against serious child pornography allegations.