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Federal Child Pornography Attorney

July 11, 2020

Activities Connected to Material Constituting or Containing Child Pornography

If you are in the midst of any kind of federal child pornography charge, you’ll require the services of a skilled federal sex crimes attorney on your team. These types of crimes are punished severely.  They have the potential to drastically hurt your reputation, which can negatively impact your future. If you are serious about to avoid the negative repercussions that come along with a federal child pornography case, reach out to a highly skilled attorney immediately. a well informed attorney can walk you through the investigative stage by standing up for your constitutional rights.  If this is done well, it can put you on track to receive a favorable outcome.  He or she should be prepared to staunchly defend you throughout trial and even beyond. Whatever the specifics of your unique case, your lawyer needs to be able to put you one step closer to your desired results. 

Understanding the Legislation Surrounding Federal Child Pornography Crimes

Any kinds of images of child pornography are against the law and are not protected under your first amendment rights. Pursuant to the legislation, child pornography is defined as any visual depiction of an individual under the age of 18 engaging in sexually explicit conduct. Further, the sexually explicit conduct is not necessarily sexually explicit activity. Even a sexually suggestive image of a child may fit the definition of child pornography.

To produce, distribute, receive, facilitate, or possess child pornography is a federal offense. It is also against the law to entice, persuade, induce, or coerce a minor to engage in any sexually explicit conduct with the intent to create visual depictions of that conduct. Even attempting or conspiring to do any of these things can be prosecuted under the relevant federal laws. If you are involved in a child pornography offense or suspect you might be under investigation, reach out to a federal criminal lawyer as soon as you can. These types of cases are extremely serious, and have the possibility to negatively impact the rest of your life. 

The Consequences for Federal Child Pornography Crimes

If you have been caught violating federal child pornography legislation, you will find yourself looking at serious consequences. First time offenders who are convicted of producing child pornography could potentially be punished with huge fines and a minimum of 15 years behind bars. If you’re found guilty of the crime of transporting child pornography in interstate or foreign commerce and are a first-time offender, you could also face fines plus a minimum of 5 years in prison. If you have prior convictions on your criminal record, or the offense involved some sort of aggravated situations, you could be looking at life in prison. Your federal child pornography matter may additionally be tried under state child pornography laws as well.

Being that the punishments for child pornography crimes are so severe, it’s that much more important to hire a great defense attorney as soon as you can. When it comes to safeguard your future, your attorney should be prepared to go above and beyond their basic job description. He or she must stand by your side throughout the entire process and make certain that you’re on track to locking down the best available results. 

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Christine Twomey
2024-03-21
Just had my Divorce case settled 2 months ago after having a horrible experience with another firm. I couldn’t be happier with Claire Banks and Elizabeth Garvey with their outstanding professionalism in doing so with Spodek Law Group. Any time I needed questions answered they were always prompt in doing so with all my uncertainties after 30 yrs of marriage.I feel from the bottom of my heart you will NOT be disappointed with either one. Thanks a million.
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Brendan huisman
2024-03-18
Alex Zhik contacted me almost immediately when I reached out to Spodek for a consultation and was able to effectively communicate the path forward/consequences of my legal issue. I immediately agreed to hire Alex for his services and did not regret my choice. He was able to cover my case in court (with 1 day notice) and not only was he able to push my case down, he carefully negotiated a dismissal of the charge altogether. I highly recommend Spodek, and more specifically, Alex Zhik for all of your legal issues. Thanks guys!
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Guerline Menard
2024-03-18
Thanks again Spodek law firm, particularly Esq Claire Banks who stood right there with us up to the finish line. Attached photos taken right outside of the court building and the smile on our faces represented victory, a breath of fresh air and satisfaction. We are very happy that this is over and we can move on with our lives. Thanks Spodek law 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🙌🏼❤️
Keisha Parris
Keisha Parris
2024-03-15
Believe every single review here about Alex Z!! From our initial consultation, it was evident that Alex possessed a profound understanding of criminal law and a fierce dedication to his clients rights. Throughout the entirety of my case, Alex exhibited unparalleled professionalism and unwavering commitment. What sets Alex apart is not only his legal expertise but also his genuine compassion for his clients. He took the time to thoroughly explain my case, alleviating any concerns I had along the way. His exact words were “I’m not worried about it”. His unwavering support and guidance were invaluable throughout the entire process. I am immensely grateful for Alex's exceptional legal representation and wholeheartedly recommend his services to anyone in need of a skilled criminal defense attorney. Alex Z is not just a lawyer; he is a beacon of hope for those navigating the complexities of the legal system. If you find yourself in need of a dedicated and competent legal advocate, look no further than Alex Z.
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Taïko Beauty
2024-03-15
I don’t know where to start, I can write a novel about this firm, but one thing I will say is that having my best interest was their main priority since the beginning of my case which was back in Winter 2019. Miss Claire Banks, one of the best Attorneys in the firm represented me very well and was very professional, respectful, and truthful. Not once did she leave me in the dark, in fact she presented all options and routes that could possibly be considered for my case and she reinsured me that no matter what I decided to do, her and the team will have my back and that’s exactly what happened. Not only will I be liberated from this case, also, I will enjoy my freedom and continue to be a mother to my first born son and will have no restrictions with accomplishing my goals in life. Now that’s what I call victory!! I thank the Lord, My mother, Claire, and the Spodek team for standing by me and fighting with me. Words can’t describe how grateful I am to have the opportunity to work with this team. I’m very satisfied, very pleased with their performance, their hard work, and their diligence. Thank you team!
Anthony Williams
Anthony Williams
2024-03-12
Hey, how you guys doing? Good afternoon my name is Anthony Williams I just want to give a great shout out to the team of. Spodek law group. It is such a honor to use them and to use their assistance through this whole case from start to finish. They did everything that they said they was gonna do and if it ever comes down to it, if I ever have to use them again, hands-down they will be the first law office at the top of my list, thank you guys so much. It was a pleasure having you guys by my side so if you guys ever need them, do not hesitate to pick up the phone and give them a call.
Loveth Okpedo
Loveth Okpedo
2024-03-12
Very professional, very transparent, over all a great experience
Bee L
Bee L
2024-02-28
Amazing experience with Spodek! Very professional lawyers who take your case seriously. They treated me with respect, were always available, and answered any and all questions. They were able to help me very successfully and removed a huge stress. Highly recommend.
divesh patel
divesh patel
2024-02-24
I can't recommend Alex Zhik and Spodek Law Firm highly enough for their exceptional legal representation and personal mentorship. From the moment I engaged their services in October 2022, Alex took the time to understand my case thoroughly and provided guidance every step of the way. Alex's dedication to my case went above and beyond my expectations. His expertise, attention to detail, and commitment to achieving the best possible outcome were evident throughout the entire process. He took the time to mentor me, ensuring I understood the legal complexities involved to make informed decisions. Alex is the kind of guy you would want to have a beer with and has made a meaningful impact on me. I also want to acknowledge Todd Spodek, the leader of the firm, who played a crucial role in my case. His leadership and support bolstered the efforts of Alex, and his involvement highlighted the firm's commitment to excellence. Thanks to Alex Zhik and Todd Spodek, I achieved the outcome I desired, and I am incredibly grateful for their professionalism, expertise, and genuine care. If you're in need of legal representation, look no further than this outstanding team.

Federal Child Pornography Cases

Every child pornography case is unique.  The right attorney should be dedicated to reviewing every detail and even conducting their own investigation using their firm’s resources to make certain that they have all the facts they need. He or she must work to develop a customized defense strategy that takes the unique aspects of your case into account. Your lawyer must keep you informed throughout the entire process, giving you the power to make wise choices that will impact your future. If you or a person that you love is under investigation for a child pornography crime, get a good attorney involved right away..

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