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What If I Accidentally Downloaded Child Pornography?


Computer Crime

If you are worried about facing charges of child pornography possession after accidently downloading an image or video onto your computer, a New York City criminal defense attorney from Hochheiser & Hochheiser, LLP may be able to help. We are both former prosecutors, who have since dedicated our careers to defending people against the criminal charges and penalties they face.

Child pornography possession is a type of sex crime that is more than capable of ruining an individual's reputation, family dynamic, career and future aspirations. A single accusation or investigation may be all it takes to alienate an individual from everyone and everything he or she values in life. As far as public perception goes, guilt or innocence does not always matter in these types of cases. In some instances, even an accidentally downloaded image of child pornography could result in an individual facing jail time, along with other serious penalties.

You are not alone. Our attorneys understand how frightening it can be to realize you could be facing criminal charges, particularly when you had no intention of doing anything wrong. In these types of cases, it is essential to act quickly. The sooner we can get started on your case, the greater your chances will be of avoiding the embarrassing and life-altering penalties associated with charges of child pornography.

Our legal experience and comprehensive understanding of the laws pertaining to sex crimes, allows us to more effectively predict how the prosecution is likely to present their case against you, and then prepare accordingly. This has helped us achieve an exceptional success record both during pre-trial negotiations and at trial. Having achieved Excellent Ratings on Avvo, you can rest assured our attorneys are completely qualified to represent you.

Contact our firm immediately to schedule a free consultation with a New York City criminal defense lawyer. You do not have to be embarrassed about what happened. In this day and age, these types of things can and do happen to good people all the time. Let us provide you with the hard-hitting defense strategy you need to help protect your interests and ultimately clear your name.

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