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Representation During a Child Pornography Investigation: What to do if you’re being investigated

Being investigated for child pornography-related crimes can be overwhelming and emotionally exhausting. With serious criminal penalties and the force of the state or U.S. government seeking to ensure your prosecution, you may feel helpless. However, a dedicated and skilled child pornography defense lawyer can support… [...]

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Can Using the Dark Web Lead to Internet Sex Crime Charges? Know the Risks

The dark web is a hidden part of the Internet that the majority of Internet users do not think about or engage with, with the standard activities happening there varying greatly from that of the mainstream Internet. If you are engaging in the use of… [...]

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What Are Considered Internet Sex Crimes?

Due to the rise in online technologies, a vast array of platforms and means have emerged to share information over the Internet. However, the sharing and distribution of certain content or media over the Internet is illegal, and this has led to a surge in… [...]

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Defenses to Child Pornography Charges

If you are facing charges for pornography possession, distribution, manufacturing, or other related charges, then you are facing serious penalties, including hefty fines and periods in jail or prison. Therefore, it is critical to work with an experienced child pornography defense attorney who can assess… [...]

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Child Pornography Sentencing Guidelines

If you are facing charges for child pornography in Virginia or Georgia or from the federal government, then you are likely wondering what potential sentences you could be facing. While an experienced and skilled child pornography defense lawyer can help you understand the particular potential… [...]

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Difference Between State (Virginia) & Federal Child Pornography Charges

If you are facing federal pornography crime charges in the state of Virginia, then you may be charged by local or federal authorities. It’s important to note that the jurisdiction in which you are charged will have an impact not only on potential penalties, but… [...]

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What to Expect at the Initial Appearance in Federal Criminal Cases

The initial appearance in federal criminal court is the first time that someone charged with a federal crime goes before a judge. What happens at initial appearance is governed by Rule 5 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. What should I expect at the initial appearance?… [...]

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Deleted and Temporary Internet Files: Defending Child Pornography Charges

Child Pornography Defense Lawyers In federal court, possession of child pornography is typically prosecuted under 18 U.S.C. § 2252 and § 2252A. These statutes require that a person “knowingly” possess an image depicting child pornography for there to be a conviction. State child pornography laws also typically require… [...]

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Thumbs.db Files: Defending Child Pornography Charges

Child Pornography Defense Attorneys When law enforcement searches computers for child pornography, they will often only find “thumbs.db files.” Understanding thumbs.db files is therefore critical to developing potential defenses to possession of child pornography charges. Below are several points about thumbs.db files that anyone defending… [...]

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DOJ Charges Three in High-End Virginia Prostitution Ring – Federal Agents Investigate Customers

Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers DOJ Charges Three in High-End Virginia Prostitution Ring – Federal Agents Investigate Customers The Department [...]

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