If you are convicted in Louisiana of possessing child pornography, you will almost certainly have to serve time in jail. You will also be publicly labeled a sex offender and child predator and be required to register your name, address, the crime and other personal information on a public database called the Sex Offender and Child Predator Registry.
Status as a convicted sex offender and child predator restricts where you can live and where you can work, not to mention your relationships with family members and community members. In addition, a felony child pornography conviction can affect your right to possess a firearm.
The minimum registration period is 15 years. 25 years is more common for crimes like possession or distribution of child pornography. Only with an experienced attorney by your side can you hope to avoid these severe penalties that could impact you for the rest of your life.
"I have tried over one hundred trials as a criminal defense lawyer, and I have 30 years of courtroom experience. My duty is to defend my clients with vigorous attention and to safeguard the confidentiality of our attorney-client relationship." — Attorney Robert S. Toale
Call (504) 662-9574 or e-mail my law firm now to schedule a private appointment to discuss the criminal charges against you.
Seek Help Immediately: Experienced Louisiana Child Pornography Defense
New Orleans criminal defense lawyer Robert S. Toale has three decades' experience defending Louisiana clients against all manner of criminal charges, including controversial and sensational cases such as possession or distribution of child pornography.
In child pornography cases, quick legal intervention can make the difference between a successful and unsuccessful outcome. Talk to a criminal defense attorney before you talk to the police or federal investigators. Say "no" politely if police ask to "take a quick look" at your computer.
At the Law Office of Robert S. Toale, we will go to work immediately on your behalf. We will conduct a thorough investigation into the accusations against you. The questions we will seek answers to include:
- Why are you under investigation? Have the police tracked credit card charges or have you been accused by someone you know?
- Do you have sole possession and control over the computer?
Child Pornography Cases Are Frequently Federal Cases
Because Internet usage almost always happens across state lines, child pornography cases frequently proceed in federal court. Attorney Toale is a skilled and sophisticated advocate in federal criminal court, possessing an advanced understanding of the levels of criminal charges, the federal rules of criminal procedure and the mandatory minimum and recommended sentencing guidelines.
Contact Our Child Pornography Defense Law Office, Located in Gretna, Louisiana
If you are facing serious child pornography charges, we can help. Let our decades of experience create the solid defense you need. Call 504-662-9574 or simply contact us online to schedule your initial consultation with our Gretna child pornography defense attorney.
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