Child sexual abuse is the improper touching, assault, raping and any lewd or indecent acts or proposals of someone under the age of 18 by another.
Child pornography often falls into the child sexual abuse category, but is pornography most often found in pictures and videos distributed to others via email and the internet of naked children, children being sexual abused and assaulted.
Crimes against children are often considered horrifying and those who have been convicted of sexual abuse crimes against children are often shunned in their neighborhoods, churches and schools. They must register as a sex offender, may not live near a school, daycare or park in addition to other restrictions placed upon them.
Most crimes against children are felonies and carry stiff fines and sentences if convicted. If you are facing charges related to the sexual abuse of a child or child pornography, it is best to seek counsel of criminal defense attorneys who are able to fight for your freedoms. As former prosecutors, we have a unique perspective as we begin each case.
If you or your loved one is facing child sexual abuse or pornography charges, our offices may be able to help you. Contact us today for your free case evaluation.