The possession, production, or distribution of child pornography is a serious crime. Federal law establishes harsh minimum sentences for most first-time convictions. The statutory minimum for anyone convicted of producing child pornography is 15 years in prison. Five years in prison is the mandatory minimum for the transportation, distribution, or receipt of child pornography.
If you or a loved one has been charged with a child pornography offense, the Kansas City criminal defense lawyers at Rokusek Stein Law, LLC, are available for a free and confidential consultation.
Attorney Jackie Rokusek is a former state and federal prosecutor who has been named a top ten criminal defense attorney by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDA). The Kansas City defense attorneys at Rokusek Stein Law, LLC, have more than 30 years of combined experience.
Though there is no mandatory minimum sentence for the first-time possession of child pornography, there is a mandatory minimum for the first-time receipt of child pornography. This leads many prosecutors to charge defendants with the receipt of child pornography instead of simple possession.
The strength of the prosecutor's case depends on numerous factors including:
At Rokusek Stein Law, LLC, we have extensive trial experience in both state and federal courtrooms. This is important because child pornography offenses can be prosecuted at both the state and federal level. In either case, we begin our proceedings with a thorough investigation of the facts. We never recommend entering into a plea bargain unless we see no opportunity for a dismissal or acquittal.
Don't face child pornography charges alone. Enlist the services of an experienced Kansas City criminal defense attorney by contacting Rokusek Stein Law, LLC, today. You can reach us by dialing 913.583.0465.