Child Pornography


Your Best Defense Against Child Pornography Charges in Orlando.

At The Bigney Law Firm in Orlando, Florida, our lawyers are dedicated to protecting your rights and reputation if you have been accused of any crime related to child pornography. We offer a free initial consultation to evaluate your case and explore defenses.

Child Pornography Charges

While the most commonly known child pornography charge is possession of child porn, there are a variety of other criminal charges that you may face, including:

  • Lewd or Lascivious Exhibition over a Computer Online Service

  • Sale or distribution of pornographic materials to minors

  • Use of minors in the production of pornographic materials

  • Transmission of child porn via electronic device

  • Wholesale promotion of obscene materials involving minors

Seizing Your Computer

Anytime that the police arrest someone for a child porn charge, the police will seize the alleged obscene material, most likely the computer itself. If there is reasonable evidence that a person may be engaged in conduct involving child pornography, the police will obtain a search warrant and seize your personal computer. The hard drive of your computer will be examined for child porn. Police will be able to determine what Web sites were visited and what pictures were downloaded. Even images that have been deleted from your computer's hard drive can be recovered by forensic examiners. The mere possession of child pornography is punishable by up to five years in prison. Even if you receive probation, you could be subject to sex offender registration and other onerous consequences.

Defenses in Child Pornography Cases

There may be several defenses in child pornography cases including, but not limited to:

  • Someone else had access to your computer and downloaded the images
  • The person shown in the image was not a minor or was computer-generated
  • You were entrapped by police
  • The defendant didn't not have knowledge of possession

Call us to discuss your case. Let our technical experts examine the evidence in your case and explore possible defenses your case. You should never attempt to explain the images to police, as your explanation won't help your case and could hurt if it is not consistent with the evidence.

Free Case Evalulation

If you face child pornography charges, your best defense is to contact a lawyer as soon as possible. To schedule a free case evaluation with an attorney at the Bigney Law Firm, call 407-792-2923 any time of the day or night or fill out our contact form. For your convenience, our office is located in downtown Orlando, Florida, one block behind the courthouse. Se habla Español.

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