Child Pornography Defense
Stockton, California Attorney Allen Sawyer
Skilled Child Pornography Defense Lawyer
Among the most serious of federal crimes, child pornography brings stringent punishments if convicted, as well as a stigma that can last a lifetime. If you are facing charges of federal child pornography, it is imperative you immediately gain the representation of a trusted, experienced federal criminal defense attorney. California federal criminal defense attorney Allen Sawyer possesses a thorough understanding of federal laws surrounding child pornography and will work tirelessly and tenaciously to provide the best possible defense.
Federal child pornography is a serious offense whose defense can be handled by The Law Offices of Allen Sawyer in Stockton, Sacramento, and Northern California. Federal criminal defense attorney Allen Sawyer has successfully offered child pornography defense at both the state and federal levels.
Child Pornography Is Federal
Child pornography essentially involves visual depictions of children under the age of 18 engaging in sexually explicit conduct, used for the purpose of sexual stimulation. Under 18 U.S.C. § 2252, it is a federal crime to knowingly and willfully possess, create, distribute, receive, or transport child pornography. Harsh criminal penalties are imposed for violations of this code, including extensive prison sentences (up to 15 years per offense; sentences increase with prior convictions), hefty fines and victim restitution payments, and mandatory sex offender registration. The intervention of a knowledgeable federal criminal defense attorney is essential for anyone accused of a federal sex crime like child pornography. Federal criminal defense lawyer Allen Sawyer will ensure your rights are protected while he works diligently to establish your innocence in the face of any undeserved charges.
Defending Against Child Pornography
Federal child pornography cases can be complex and difficult to defend. Possible defenses involve challenging the definitive aspects of the charges, such as whether or not the image(s) in question actually meet the federal definition of child pornography, or whether or not the obtaining, distributing, etc. of said image(s) was done willfully. Another possible defense involves determining whether all government searches were conducted legally. The Law Offices of Allen Sawyer has experience implementing these and a range of other successful strategies to throw the prosecution’s case into doubt or otherwise uphold the innocence of our clients. Federal criminal defense attorney Allen Sawyer also recognizes the value of discovering and making known any unique and relevant circumstances that could impact potential sentencing.
Federal child pornography charges are serious, daunting, and often frightening to confront. Allen Sawyer is dedicated to upholding both your rights and your dignity throughout the legal process. If you are facing accusations of creating, possessing, distributing, or transporting child pornography, don’t wait to secure legal counsel that will fight to preserve your freedom and your good name. Contact The Law Offices of Allen Sawyer today for a free initial consultation.
Successfully Fighting Federal Crimes
If convicted of child pornography, you can receive a sentence of more than 10 years in federal prison and can expect to pay excessive fines as well as possible restitution. Being convicted of child pornography can have a lasting negative impact on a person’s life going forward.
Child pornography defense can be exceedingly complex. As your federal criminal defense attorney, Allen Sawyer will assess the details of your specific case and develop a strong plan for defense.
Contact an Attorney Now
If you’ve been charged with a federal crime, it is essential that you secure representation by a California criminal defense attorney who does not shy away from the challenges of criminal defense at a federal level. California federal defense attorney Allen Sawyer knows how tough federal prosecutors can be. Having spent a portion of his career as a prosecutor uniquely equips him to anticipate and defend against the most skilled of federal prosecutors. If you’ve been charged with a federal crime, time is of the essence. Don’t wait: Contact The Law Offices of Allen Sawyer today.