Suffolk County Child Pornography Lawyer
Charges of Child Pornography are a not only upsetting; they can carry very severe penalties. Even if you are innocent, you may experience serious ramifications from these charges including damage to your personal and professional relationships. You could also experience difficulty securing housing and employment. If you are found guilty of a sex crime such as prostitution, sexual abuse, child molestation, internet sex crime or solicitation for example, penalties can include time in prison, significant monetary fines, the necessity to register as a sex offender, and probation. If you have been accused of Child Pornography (also referred to as kiddie porn), speak with a dedicated Suffolk County Child Pornography Lawyer from our team at Stephen Bilkis and Associates, PLLC as soon as possible.
Materials that are considered to be Child Pornography generally include pictures and visual images of children engaged in sexual behavior and/or images that depict children without clothes. This type of sex crime is classified as both a state and federal sex crime, and is pursued aggressively by both the U.S. Attorney and the District Attorney’s office. Recently, the scope of what is thought to be pornographic has been expanded to now include different characterizations of these images, and can even include things like cartoon pictures.
Both federal and state law enforcement agencies have made it their mission to stamp out perpetrators of this kind of sex crime, and may focus not only on the producers of these materials, but also the individuals who buy these images. For example, Law enforcement agencies can raid a company that produces and sells Child Pornography. Through credit card records, they may locate the people who purchased the materials and arrest them as well.
Any Sex Crime charge can be life changing to the accused. Beyond the social stigma that these charges carry, there are very real legal punishments that may be severe. If you have been charged with Child Pornography, speak with a qualified New York Sex Crime Lawyer from Stephen Bilkis and Associates, PLLC. Whether you have been charged with Statutory Rape, sexual assault, lewd conduct, forcible touching or Spousal Rape, we want to discuss possible defense strategies with you. Our New York City offices serve clients throughout the five boroughs of New York City including Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx, Staten Island and Manhattan, as well as Westchester County. Our Long Island offices support our clients in Nassau County and Suffolk County. Call us today at 1.800.NY.NY.LAW to schedule your free consultation.