Child Pornography Charges in Queens
NYC Sex Crimes Defense Attorney
2010 New York Code Article 263 prohibits any act involving or stemming from the sexual performance of
a child, i.e. child pornography.
Section 263.00 defines "sexual performance" as "any performance or part
thereof which... includes sexual conduct by a child." A child is
defined as being 16 or younger, though child pornography also includes
children 17 and under if they perform obscene sexual acts. It is illegal
to produce, promote, possess, download, or view child pornography of any kind.
Penalties for Child Pornography Crimes
- Possession of a sexual performance of a child is a class E felony. As such,
the penalty may include up to four years in state prison and a fine of
up to $5,000.
- Use of a child in a sexual performance is a class C felony with a possible
prison sentence of up to 15 years and a fine of up to $15,000.
If you have been charged with production, promotion, or possession of child
pornography, do not hesitate to hire a
New York City sex crime attorney. The team at
Musa-Obregon & Associates has a thorough understanding of child pornography laws and can provide
the aggressive defense you need.
We represent clients facing crimnial charges throughout all of New York,
including Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan, Rockland County and
How a Queens Sex Crime Defense Lawyer Can Help
In order to prosecute charges of child pornography, your opponent must
have strong grounds to prove that you produced, promoted, or possess child
porn. False and ungrounded accusations are quite common, so consult for
free with a lawyer from the firm today to find out how a strong defense
can be built on your behalf. The firm has
100 years of combined experience in all areas of criminal defense, including
sex crime defense.
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to fight your charges and protect you from the harsh consequences of a