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While the Internet has revolutionized information access and opened communication across a remarkable network that links individuals around the world, it has also opened the door to a darker side of cyberspace that can entangle perfectly innocent individuals. Child pornography is a serious cybercrime that is aggressively pursued by the state and the prosecution. This cybercrime carries severe penalties and harsh long term consequences.
If a law enforcement agency is accusing you of possession or distributing child pornography, you should enlist the defense of Friedman Nemecek & Long, L.L.C. as soon as possible. You can count on our dedicated and top-rated legal team to provide you with highly-skilled and competent legal representation in your time of need.
Are you being investigated or been accused of possessing child pornography in Ohio? Schedule a consultation with our Cleveland child porn defense lawyer to protect yourself. Your future is at stake and you should start building your defense now!
Child Pornography Offenses in Ohio
Section 2907.322 Pandering Sexually Oriented Matter Involving a Minor: It is unlawful to create, record, photograph, film, develop, reproduce, or publish any material showing a minor participating or engaging in any type of sexual activity. This statue criminalizes advertising for sale, selling, transporting, exhibiting, displaying, soliciting, purchasing, possessing, and controlling any material showing a minor engaging in any type of sexual activity. In Ohio, mistake of age is not a defense to a charge under this section.
Section 2907.323 Illegal Use of Minor in Nudity-Oriented Material or Performance: No person shall photograph, create, direct, product, or transfer any material that shows a child in the state of nudity. It is unlawful to possess, view, sell, disseminate, display, control, or bring into the state any material depicting a child nude.
Pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor is a felony of the second degree; however, knowingly receiving, purchasing, or possessing child pornography is a felony of the fourth degree. A violation of this section can be prosecuted as a felony of the second, fourth, or fifth degree depending on the circumstances of the case.
Strategic Defense Representation in Ohio
Child pornography is created worldwide and is readily available to anyone on the Internet, whether or not they seek it. Anyone can accidentally receive child pornography, and can in effect become a target of state and federal law enforcement agencies such as Ohio's Internet Crime Against Children Task Force. Our defense team has the experience needed to protect you.
Just a few of our professional achievements, include:
- Selection for inclusion in Ohio's Super Lawyers® & Rising Stars℠
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If you are facing child pornography charges, we urge you to contact our firm at once. We have the dedication, determination, and creativity it takes to fight your criminal charges. No case is too big or too small for our firm and we welcome the opportunity to provide you with the exemplary legal defense your situation demands. We provide legal defense services throughout Cuyahoga County and Geauga County.
Call today if you are looking for a firm with a proven track record for results!