In South Carolina and elsewhere, anyone who has been accused of sex crimes involving children in any way is likely to face great scrutiny by authorities and in court. This is certainly true for those individuals who have been accused of creating, distributing or even possessing child pornography. Being convicted of such crimes can have consequences that can drastically change the course of one’s life.
Child pornography is typically defined as any explicit material used to purposely exploit or sexually represent an individual who is considered a minor. In the state of South Carolina, anyone under the age of 18 is considered a minor. Depending on the specific details of one’s case, an individual who has been accused of taking part in child pornography may be facing state and/or federal charges.
When facing sex crimes accusations, it is easy to get discouraged. Coping with the public and legal scrutiny can be rather difficult. However, this is not something that has to be faced alone. An experienced criminal defense attorney may be able to help. To learn more about how, please visit our firm’s website.
The consequences associated with child pornography in South Carolina and elsewhere often include fines, imprisonment and mandatory registration on the Sex Offender Registry. If you find yourself facing child pornography charges you may feel there is not hope. However, you are entitled to defend yourself with the assistance of legal counsel. An experienced defense attorney will work diligently to help you achieve the best outcome possible for your specific situation.