Defense Of Sexual Exploitation Of A Minor Charges

Child pornography charges are prosecuted vigorously in state and federal court. Under North Carolina state law, the crime is called sexual exploitation of a minor. Such charges carry the possibility of severe penalties, including prison time and listing on the sex offender registry.

If you have been charged with sexual exploitation of a minor or you believe you are under investigation, you should seek the advice of an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

Defending Your Rights And Freedom

At the law firm of Hale Blau & Saad in Raleigh, we vigorously defend people facing child pornography charges. We examine every possibility to obtain dismissals of charges and vigorously represent our clients at trial. Our firm will fight for your rights and freedom every step of the way.

State child pornography charges often move to federal court. For this reason, it is important to have representation from an attorney with extensive federal court experience. Federal criminal procedures are different from those in state court, and federal prosecutors are relentless in seeking convictions.

Robert H. Hale Jr., has more than 20 years of experience in federal and state courts in North Carolina, including the defense of child pornography and other sex crime charges. Mr. Hale will work tirelessly to obtain the best possible outcome for you.

Are You Under Investigation?

Child pornography and sexual exploitation of a minor cases usually involve extensive investigations by law enforcement authorities. They may come to your home or ask you to come to a police station to answer questions. The conversation can start out friendly enough.

You may think that you can allay suspicion or put the matter to rest by answering a few questions. But that is a serious mistake. What you say can place you in grave jeopardy. The time to obtain legal representation is now, not later.

Hale Blau & Saad can advise you how to respond to such inquiries and accompany you to any interviews with investigators. Our goal will be to avoid charges, if possible, or to limit your risk. If an indictment appears likely, we can also begin the defense effort.

What Is Sexual Exploitation Of A Minor?

In North Carolina, there are three types of sexual exploitation of a minor charges:

First-degree sexual exploitation of a minor — Producing child pornography or facilitating the production of child pornography.

Second-degree sexual exploitation of a minor — Duplicating or disseminating child pornography.

Third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor — Possession child pornography.

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Call Hale Blau & Saad at 919-805-3364 or send an email to arrange a consultation with a lawyer.