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Defending Accusations of Child Pornography - CA Penal Code Section 311

Child pornography is a complex crime that involves several potential charges. It is important for someone facing charges of child pornography to know the extent of the law that concerns those charges and also know their options. This can be difficult to accomplish alone, but effective consultation from an experienced criminal defense attorney can make the process easier.

There are several crimes commonly associated with child pornography, including:

  • Possession
  • Sale and distribution
  • Using a minor

Each of these crimes calls for a strategic defense and knowledge of the law. If you have been charged with one or more crimes concerning child pornography, you want to secure the best possible outcome. Consult with our dedicated OC sex crime defense lawyers at Law Office of Michael L. Guisti today!

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Orange County Crimes Concerning Child Pornography

Section 311 of the California Penal Code outlines the several crimes that you may face in a child pornography case. Many of these charges require you to possess knowledge that a person involved is under the age of 18. For example, in a charge of possession, someone must "knowingly possess or control information, data...which involves the use of a person under the age of 18 years."

Sexual conduct is described in detail in the Penal Code, and includes:

  • Intercourse
  • Lewd and lascivious acts
  • Masturbation
  • "Simulation" of sexual conduct

Knowingly committing an offense in Section 311 or knowing that persons involved were under the age of 18 can result in a charge relating to child pornography. This can result in a misdemeanor or a felony, and can also force you to register as a sex offender. You should stay informed on all of your options in a matter involving child pornography and protect your rights.

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Conviction of a sex crime can have harsh consequences on your life and affect your future opportunities. It can result in a felony on your criminal record and sex offender registration, both of which can be difficult and embarrassing ordeals. If you are facing charges child pornography or other related offenses in the California Penal Code, it is important for you to explore all of your options and protect your rights.

Our criminal defense attorneys have been fighting on behalf of clients with positive results since 1999. We want to help our clients achieve the best possible outcome in their cases. Schedule your free consultation with our firm in Orange County and Southern California today!

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