Los Angeles Production Of Child Pornography Attorney

Any type of child pornography charge is going to be taken seriously by prosecutors and law enforcement officials in California. This is particularly true when a person is suspected of producing child pornography. If you or somebody you love are facing these charges, contact the team at Okabe & Haushalter immediately. Our production of Los Angeles child pornography defense attorneys have the resources necessary to formulate a solid defense on your behalf. Our goal to get the charges against you reduced or even dismissed, but we cannot do that until you allow us to work on your case.

Charges related to the production of child pornography in Los Angeles

There are various parts of California law that make it illegal to produce child pornography. This includes California Penal Code Sections 311.1, 311.2, 311.3, 311.4, 311.10, and 311.11.

Specific sections of these laws have language relating to the illegality of producing, developing, and duplicating any child pornography. Additionally, California law makes it a crime to knowingly hire, employ, use, coerce, or persuade a minor to participate in the production of child pornography.

For purposes of the laws, child pornography is defined as any matter or material that depicts a sexual act or sexual conduct by a person under the age of 18. This can include films, photographs, videotapes, any digital file, and more.

Penalties for Los Angeles child pornography production

Most child pornography charges in California are going to be “wobblers,” meaning they can be charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor.

  • Misdemeanor child pornography offenses in California could result in up to one year in county jail and a fine of up to $2,000.
  • Felony child pornography offenses in California could result in a state prison sentence ranging from 16 months to eight years, and a fine of up to $100,000.

Many child pornography charges, particularly those relating to the production of child pornography, will result in a mandatory requirement for a convicted person to register as a sex offender. This registry is open to the public, and anybody can see the name, address, photograph, and charges that a person was convicted of. Sex offenders will face limitations on where they can live, work, and go to school.

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If you or somebody you care about is facing charges of production of child pornography in the Los Angeles area, you can count on the team at Okabe & Haushalter to provide a vigorous defense on your behalf. Our qualified and experienced attorneys have the resources necessary to conduct a complete investigation into your case and stand up to aggressive prosecutors. There are various defenses that can be employed in these situations, including:

  • The accused did not know the person was underage
  • The material did not fit the definition of child pornography
  • That the material serves legitimate purposes (medical, scientific, educational)
  • Law enforcement officials conducted an illegal search or entrapped the accused

Let our Los Angeles production of child pornography attorneys help get your life back on track. You can contact us for a free consultation of your case today by clicking here or calling 310-430-7799.