The Edgett Law Firm is ready to fight tirelessly for your freedom. Our Plano child pornography defense attorney can investigate your arrest, collect evidence, and develop an effective and personalized defense strategy to obtain the most favorable outcome possible. Call us at (972) 424-0760.
Any sex crime involving pornography which features children or minors in Texas will be associated with harsh penalties. Not only might you serve years—even decades—in jail and pay expensive fines, but you must register as a sex offender for the rest of your life.
Texas Child Pornography Penalties
Possession of child pornography is considered a third-degree felony, punishable by a maximum prison sentence of 10 years and a fine of up to $10,000. Possession is defined as “actual care, custody, control of management.”
However, if the defendant intended to or attempted to distribute sexually explicit material featuring minors, it will be charged as a second-degree felony, punishable by a maximum prison sentence of 20 years and a fine of up to $10,000.
Improper videoing or photographing of a minor is considered a state jail felony, punishable by a jail sentence ranging from 180 days to 2 years, as well as a fine of up to $10,000.
Let Our Plano Child Pornography Lawyer Fight for You
Facing criminal charges for child pornography can be emotionally overwhelming. Not only will the prosecution will do whatever it takes to obtain the maximum penalties possible for your crime, you may also appear guilty in the eyes of the public and the media. Do not hesitate to let an experienced and skilled attorney protect your rights and future.
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