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Camden County Child Pornography Defense Attorney 

Top Rated Possession of Child Pornography Defense Lawyer in Camden County Defends the Rights of Clients Accused of Child Pornography Offenses in Camden County and throughout New Jersey

In New Jersey, child pornography laws are treated with very strict penalties. If you are convicted of child pornography charges in Camden County, you may be on the New Jersey Sex Offender List for life. Child pornography involves persons under the age of 18 and is not protected under the First Amendment. It is illegal to produce, transport, possess, distribute, sell, share, or look at child pornography that involves minors. It is certainly not a defense to claim that you may have believed that the person in the pornographic material was age 18 or over. If you have been accused of involvement in child pornography, contact Camden County child pornography defense attorney Michele Finizio for a free and confidential discussion.

Types of Child Pornography Cases a Camden County Child Pornography Defense Attorney Can Help With 

Camden County Child Pornography Defense Attorney 

Attorney Michele Finizio has experience defending the rights of clients that have been accused of child pornography offenses. Our experienced team has successfully represented clients accused of a variety of child pornography offenses including: 

  • Possessing child pornography 
  • Distributing child pornography either physically or electronically 
  • Developing, producing, or printing child pornography 
  • Invoking themes or ideas of child pornography on online chats or other platforms on the internet 

Penalties for Child Pornography  that an Experienced Camden County Child Pornography Defense Attorney Can Help You Fight 

Under New Jersey law (N.J.S.A. 2C:24-4), it is illegal to possess, view, share, distribute, receive, create, or allow a child to engage in child pornography. A conviction for child pornography carries some of the most severe consequences under New Jersey law. The sentencing possibilities for a child pornography conviction in Camden County, New Jersey include:

  • Up to 20 years incarceration in state prison
  • Fines of tens of thousands of dollars
  • Lifetime sex offender registration requirements under Megan’s Law and its successors

As many child pornography offenses occur over the internet, many prosecutions for child pornography crimes also occur at the federal level. Possible sentences for federal conviction of child pornography crimes are equally as harsh as the penalties for a conviction under New Jersey law, and include;

  • Minimum of five years incarceration up to 40 years incarceration, depending on the specific circumstances of the offense
  • Potential sex offender registration requirements in the state where the offender resides

As with all criminal convictions, there are plenty of long-lasting consequences to a conviction for a child pornography offense, such as difficulties in obtaining future employment, education, access to credit or other financial services, or access to housing.

There are limited affirmative defenses under state and federal law to certain child pornography offenses, typically limited to proving that any persons engaging in actual or simulated sexual acts in a video or image were adults, that there were no children in a pornographic image or video, or that a person received an item of child pornography and promptly destroyed it and reported it to law enforcement. These defenses stem from the fact that most child pornography offenses require the state to prove that persons depicted in engaging in actual or simulated sexual acts were children and the defendant knowingly engaged in the charged offense.

The Law Offices of Michele Finizio Serves Clients Facing Child Pornography Charges in Camden County and All Other Localities in New Jersey

Child pornography and other crimes that endanger the welfare of children are considered particularly serious in New Jersey. Child pornography is serious because it exploits, takes advantage of, and endangers innocent and vulnerable children. Penalties for child pornography in New Jersey are quite severe. They include steep fines as well as lengthy jail time. Those convicted of child pornography offenses also face the possibility of being listed on the New Jersey Sex Offender List for the rest of their lives. With the help of an experienced Camden County child pornography defense attorney from the Law Offices of Michele Finizio, you can fight the charges and protect your freedom and future. 

We at the Law Offices of Michele Finizio know that cases involving child pornography can be quite sensitive. When you choose our team to defend you we will work to defend your rights and freedom. Our team will craft an effective defense on your behalf. We will provide you with the strongest legal defense and work to secure the best possible outcome. 

Contact us now to schedule a consultation with an experienced attorney and learn about your rights and options. 

About Camden County, NJ 

Camden County is located in New Jersey. With a population of 523, 485 as of the 2020 US census it is the 8th most populous county in the state. The county’s seat is the city of Camden. It is considered one of the best places to live in New Jersey. Most of the residents of the county own their homes and families have access to public schools that are rated above average. 

While Camden County has a relatively low crime rate, cases of child pornography have increased in the county and the State of New Jersey in general. New Jersey as a state is taking even more stringent measures to curb this trend. If you have been accused of a child pornography offense, it is vital that you seek the best legal representation. Contact our law firm to schedule a consultation with Attorney Michele Finizio and ensure you have the best chance at beating your charges. 

Michele Finizio Fights to Protect Clients’ Reputations Against Child Pornography Charges

A conviction for a child pornography offense will potentially impact the rest of your life. If you are facing child pornography charges, you shouldn’t have to entrust your future livelihood and reputation to just any attorney. Experience criminal defense attorney Michele Finizio can provide you with the experienced and vigorous legal representation you need to face your charges. 

Michele Finizio is well-versed in how prosecutors prepare criminal cases and know the strategies they use to obtain guilty pleas or convictions. If investigators violated your constitutional rights to obtain evidence against you, Michele Finizio can challenge the admissibility of that evidence and will work to make the state prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt, if you choose to go to trial. Ultimately, Ms. Finizio will fight to get you the best possible outcome in your case, whether that is the dismissal of your charges, an acquittal at trial, or reduced charges via a plea agreement along with reduced sentencing.

Contact the Law Offices of Michele Finizio to Consult with an Experienced Camden County Child Pornography Defense Attorney 

If you have been accused of a child pornography offense, you should contact the Law Offices of Michelle Finizio to consult with an experienced possession of child pornography defense lawyer in Camden County, NJ. We have a good understanding of child pornography laws and have successfully defended individuals accused of these and related offenses. We will fight aggressively to protect your rights and freedom. We will work to secure the best possible outcome in your case. Get in touch with us now to schedule your free consultation and take the first step in protecting your future. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Child Pornography Law in Camden County

I have reason to believe that I am under investigation for a child pornography offense. What should I do?

It is in your best interests to contact an experienced Camden County child pornography defense attorney as soon as possible. This is true even if you are being investigated. An experienced attorney will fight to defend your rights and protect you in any way they can. They can take action to even help protect you from being charged. 

If you have reason to suspect that you are under investigation for a child pornography offense, contact the Law Offices of Michele Finizio to consult with an experienced distribution of child pornography defense lawyer in Burlington County, NJ. Our team will review your case and being to craft a defense on your behalf right away. 

What should I do if I am accused of child pornography?

Child pornography charges in New Jersey are serious. A conviction will result in consequences that will affect you for the rest of your life. It is therefore important to take your charges seriously and seek the best quality legal representation. Contact the Law Offices of Michele Finizio to consult with an experienced and skilled distribution of child pornography defense lawyer in Burlington County, NJ. Our law firm has a reputation for successfully defending those accused of child pornography offenses. We provide a free consultation to those facing charges to help them better understand their rights and options.

Do I need an attorney if I intend to plead guilty to my child pornography charges?

Although not required, it is highly advisable to speak with an attorney before making the decision to plead guilty. An experienced criminal defense attorney will ensure that you understand the consequences of pleading guilty to child pornography charges, including potential sentences you may receive (even if you have a plea agreement with the prosecutor) and the collateral consequences of a conviction, such as sex offender registration requirements. An attorney can also review the facts and circumstances of your case to alert you if you have viable legal defenses to your charges.

Do I have to let the police search or seize my computer or phone?

Generally speaking, law enforcement may only search or seize your computer or your cell phone pursuant to a search warrant. In most cases, the police will obtain a search warrant for your home, office, and/or person that will include authorization for them to seize all computers, tablets, and cell phones and to search their contents. Absent a search warrant or court order, you should always speak to an attorney prior to responding to any request from law enforcement to seize or search your electronic devices.

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“First class representation. Michele was my son’s attorney after he made a slight but bad decision that hurt no one, but one that potentially could have a caused a lifetime of employment problems in the future, despite having a four year college degree. First of all Michele was very proactive in protecting his rights. Rights we were not even aware of. She provided quick and reliable answers to our questions. Before we met with her our anxiety and worry was insatiable. The peace we felt after our first consultation alleviated all that and we knew we picked the right attorney. Her excellent negotiation skills resulted in a settling his case quickly and without conviction.

We owe a debt of gratitude for her service. I was shocked at how much she was able to do for my son. She is a solid lawyer who is honest and works to insure the best possible outcome for her client is achieved.”
- Former Client

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- Former Client

“I could not had ask for a better attorney. Michele Finizio treated my case and the case of those I’ve recommended as if we were part of her family. She gave it all she had, made her voice and case be heard in court and made it count, and we had the best possible outcome, thanks to her experience and expertise. Thank you very much for an outstanding job.”
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"Michele is an outstanding, no “beating around the bush” lawyer. She has done a remarkable job as a lawyer for me. Before Michele, I did not get along with Criminal Lawyers – she comes HIGHLY recommended by me to anyone who needs a Criminal Lawyer."
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