If you have been placed under Arrest for Child Pornography in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Naples, Port Charlotte or Punta Gorda hire an aggressive Criminal Litigation Lawyer from Viacava & Cantor to defend you today. Possession of Child Pornography is the most common Child Pornography crime (another type of Child Pornography crime, for example, would be Production of Child Pornography). Due to the technological advancements of today’s world most pornography that people view is found on the internet and kept on computers. As such the vast majority of Child Pornography arrests stem from Child Pornography found on the arrested party’s computer. The presence of Child Pornography on your computer does not account for the myriad bugs and viruses found on perfectly legal websites that may download or place images on your computer without your knowledge. If you have been arrested for Child Pornography in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Punta Gorda or Naples an Experienced Fort Myers and Sarasota based Child Pornography Lawyer from Viacava & Cantor will explore all avenues of your case in order to provide you with the best possible defense.
Possession of Child Pornography is statutorily defined as knowingly possessing a photograph, motion picture, exhibition, show, representation, or other presentation which, in whole or in part, the Defendant knows to include any sexual conduct by a child. Possession of Child Pornography is a third degree felony punishable by a maximum of five years in prison. It is important to note that possession of each individual image stands alone as a separate charge so a person in possession of two images of Child Pornography could be charged with two counts of Possession of Child Pornography with each charge carrying a maximum of five years in prison for a total maximum possible sentence of ten years in prison. Further, a person who is arrested and is allegedly in possession of three or more of the same image depicting sexual conduct by a child can be charged with Possession with Intent to Promote Child Pornography which is a second degree felony punishable by a maximum sentence of fifteen years in prison. Any conviction for Possession of Child Pornography in the State of Florida is going to carry with it a mandatory designation as a Sexual Offender. The Sexual Offender designation is a lifetime designation in the State of Florida that carries with it a stigma that can potentially be extremely damaging to your future quality of life. As such it is imperative that you do everything in your power to put yourself in the best possible position on your case.
The lawyers at the Fort Myers and Sarasota based Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor handle Child Pornography cases throughout the State of Florida. The Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor is located in Fort Myers and Sarasota with close and convenient access to all other areas in Southwest Florida including Fort Myers, Sarasota, Bradenton, Naples, Cape Coral, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva and Marco Island. Call a lawyer from Viacava & Cantor at 239-672-8934 (Fort Myers) or 941-388-7810 (Sarasota) for a free consultation to discuss the specific facts of your case.