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New Jersey Distribution Of Child Pornography Defense Attorney

March 21, 2024

New Jersey Distribution Of Child Pornography Defense Attorney

You’re here for one reason – you need an elite criminal defense law firm to handle your child pornography case. Well, you’ve come to the right place. The Spodek Law Group is renowned for taking on tough cases nationwide, and we have the experience to win, no matter how complex the situation.So, what do you do, if you get hit – with one of these things? Take a deep breath. We get it, you‘re stressed, this is hard – but we’re here to guide you through it. Our goal? Getting your charges reduced or dismissed entirely.It’s simple. Every single client deserves honesty and white glove service. We treat each case uniquely, never taking a cookie-cutter approach. Our team will dive deep into the details surrounding your situation, holding regular meetings to develop a comprehensive strategy.Regardless of how tough it seems, we have solutions. Many clients feel embarrassed and stay silent – but we encourage open dialogue. The more we know, the better we can defend you.

Understanding Child Pornography Laws in New Jersey

Let’s start with the basics. In New Jersey, it’s illegal to possess, distribute, receive, view, share, or create any sexually explicit depiction of a minor under 18. This includes photographs, videos, computer files – anything produced for sexual purposes.The penalties are severe:

  • Possession of Child Pornography is a 3rd degree crime, carrying 3-5 years in prison and up to $15,000 in fines.
  • Distribution of Child Pornography is a 2nd degree offense with 5-10 years behind bars and up to $150,000 in fines.
  • Manufacturing Child Pornography is considered a 1st degree crime, the most serious level, with 10-20 year sentences and fines reaching $200,000.

On top of that? You‘ll likely face mandatory sex offender registration under Megan’s Law. Your life will never be the same.So, how does this apply to your case? Well, that’s where we come in. The Spodek Law Group has over 50 years of combined experience in the toughest criminal cases. We know how prosecutors think, and we can predict their strategies.Our mission is simple – get you the best possible outcome. We leave no stone unturned in building a defense tailored to your unique situation.

Potential Defenses Against Distribution Charges

When it comes to child porn distribution cases, there are several potential defenses we can explore:

Lack of Knowledge

Did you actually know you were distributing illegal content? Many file-sharing programs automatically make downloaded files available to others – but if you were unaware of this, we may be able to argue you lacked the required criminal intent.Entrapment

Law enforcement sometimes goes too far in baiting suspects. If they induced you to commit a crime you otherwise wouldn’t have, that’s entrapment – and it could get your charges thrown out.

Christine Twomey
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.
Brendan huisman
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!
Guerline Menard
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.
Taïko Beauty
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.

Unlawful Search and Seizure

The Fourth Amendment protects you from unreasonable searches and seizures. If the police violated your rights while collecting evidence, that evidence could be inadmissible.

Age Mistake

You’re only guilty if you knew – or should have known – the person depicted was a minor. If you reasonably believed they were an adult, we can fight the charges on those grounds

Statute of Limitations

Like all crimes, child porn charges have a statute of limitations. If the alleged offense is too old to prosecute, we can get the case dismissed.These are just some of the potential avenues for your defense. But remember, every case is unique – so we need to examine the specifics of yours to determine the best strategy.That’s where our hands-on approach comes in. We don’t just skim the surface, we dive into the deep end, researching every facet of your situation. And with our team of skilled attorneys, you know you‘re getting top-tier representation.

Why Clients Trust Spodek Law Group

Still not convinced? Let‘s break it down:

Proven Track Record

With over 99% of our cases ending positively for clients, our results speak for themselves. We’ve handled some of the toughest criminal cases out there – and won.

Nationwide Presence

We’re not just a local firm. With offices in NYC and LA, we take on cases across the entire country. Wherever you are, we’ve got you covered.

Elite Attorneys

Our lawyers aren’t just experienced, they’re elite. Seasoned trial attorneys who have been featured in major media outlets like the NY Post, Newsweek, and more. When it comes to high-profile cases, we’re pros.

Around-the-Clock Support

Need us urgently? No problem. We have a full team available 24/7 to assist with any emergency. You’re never left hanging when you’re a Spodek client.

Flexible Payment PlansMoney shouldn‘t be a barrier to justice. That‘s why we offer flexible payment options, so you can access top-tier legal defense no matter your financial situation.

Compassionate ApproachWe get it, this isn’t easy. So we treat every client with empathy and understanding, no judgment. Our goal is protecting you, not lecturing you.At the end of the day, your future is on the line here. Don’t you want a team that will go above and beyond to secure it? That’s exactly what you get with Spodek Law Group.

What to Do If You’re Under Investigation

So you think you might be under investigation, but no charges have been filed yet. Here are some tips:

  1. Stay Silent
    The moment you realize you’re being investigated, shut your mouth. Don’t try to talk your way out of it – anything you say can and will be used against you.
  2. Retain a Lawyer Immediately
    You have the right to legal counsel from the very start. Use it. An experienced attorney can protect your rights and guide you through the process.
  3. Gather Information
    What exactly are you being accused of? What evidence do they have? The more details you can provide your lawyer, the better prepared they’ll be.
  4. Follow Instructions
    Once you have legal representation, listen to their advice. They know how to handle these situations, so let them do their job.
  5. Stay Calm
    We know it’s easier said than done, but panicking won’t help. With the right lawyer on your side, you can get through this.

The bottom line? The moment you suspect you‘re under investigation is the moment you need to lawyer up. And we’re just a call away.

Why You Need an Attorney – Even If You’re Innocent

Look, we get it – you might be thinking “but I didn’t do anything wrong!” Even if that‘s true, you still need legal representation, and here’s why:

You Could Accidentally Incriminate Yourself
Without a lawyer advising you, it’s easy to say the wrong thing and inadvertently give prosecutors ammunition against you. Innocent people make this mistake all the time.

The Law is Complicated
Unless you‘re a legal expert yourself, you can’t possibly know all the nuances of child porn laws and how to leverage them to your advantage. That‘s what attorneys are for.

Prosecutors Aren’t on Your Side
No matter how convincing they might seem, prosecutors don’t have your best interests in mind. Their goal is to get a conviction – period. You need someone firmly in your corner.

The Stakes Are Extremely High
We’re talking potential jail time, massive fines, and being labeled a sex offender for life. With that much on the line, it’s just not worth the risk of going it alone.

You Deserve a Fair Shot
Even if you’re 100% innocent, the system can be stacked against you without proper legal counsel. Having an experienced attorney levels the playing field.At the end of the day, representing yourself is a gamble you just can’t afford when your freedom and reputation are at stake. Don’t take that chance – hire a professional who can truly protect your rights.

Why Choose Spodek Law Group

Hopefully by now we’ve convinced you that having an attorney is non-negotiable for child porn cases. But why choose Spodek Law Group? Here are a few key reasons:

Specialization in Tough Cases
Child porn charges are some of the most difficult to defend against – but that’s our specialty. We live for the hard fights.

Discretion and Privacy
We understand the stigma around these cases, so we go to great lengths to protect client confidentiality. Your information is safe with us.

Transparency and Communication
From our first consultation, we’ll lay out all potential outcomes – good and bad. No sugar-coating, just honesty about what you’re facing.

Accessibility and Responsiveness
Need to get in touch with your attorney? No problem. We pride ourselves on being accessible and responsive to clients’ needs.

Tailored Defense Strategies
There’s no one-size-fits-all approach here. We develop custom-tailored strategies based on the unique details of your case.

Respect and Empathy
We know this is an incredibly difficult situation. So we treat every client with dignity, respect, and a complete lack of judgment.When your life is on the line, you need a firm that will go above and beyond. That‘s exactly what you’ll get with Spodek Law Group‘s elite criminal defense team in your corner.

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Todd Spodek

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JEREMY FEIGENBAUM

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ELIZABETH GARVEY

Associate

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CLAIRE BANKS

Associate

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RAJESH BARUA

Of-Counsel

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CHAD LEWIN

Of-Counsel

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