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Lake County Child Pornography Lawyer

Adams & Luka

Distributing or manufacturing child pornography is one of the most serious offenses you can be accused of. These types of sex crimes are often investigated by the FBI, and prosecuted at the state and federal levels. Because of the complexity of these types of charges, a substantial amount of time may pass (months, or even years) before you are arrested. It is critical to work with an experienced Lake County child pornography attorney when you have been arrested or are under investigation, as a lengthy investigation could mean the odds are stacked against you from the very beginning. At Adams & Luka, we provide outstanding legal guidance and representation for clients accused of some of the most serious crimes in terms of your future, career, freedom, and reputation.

Child Pornography Charges in Lake County

Child pornography encompasses many things, including audio, video, photographs, or digital images that involve minors younger than 18 years of age in sexual situations or conduct. You may wonder how you could possibly be facing criminal charges. Accusations may be made against an individual, whether legitimate or not, regarding:

  • Selling or distributing child pornography either on or off the Internet
  • Collecting lewd images, or downloading them online
  • Posting lewd images involving minors online
  • Manufacturing content that is inappropriate and involves a minor or minors, or Photoshopping inappropriate content

Distributing or selling materials depicting minors engaging in sexual conduct is a more serious offense than possessing child pornography, however all of these allegations are extremely serious. When law enforcement suspects there may be images, videos, or other content on the Internet related to child pornography, they may obtain a warrant in order to seize your computer for potential evidence that could be used to prosecute you. It is critical to consult with a qualified criminal defense lawyer when accused of any inappropriate behavior involving a minor.

Child Pornography - Criminal Penalties in Florida

As mentioned above, the consequences of a conviction are harsh, even life-changing. The criminal penalties you may face if found guilty depend on the specific charge, and other factors including criminal history.

  • Manufacturing child pornography may result in punishment that includes 15 to 30 years in prison
  • Possessing child pornography incurs penalties including five to 20 years in prison

If charged at the federal level, you may also face substantial fines. Additionally, those found guilty are required to register as a sex offender, a consequence that will impact employment opportunities, eligibility for loans, housing, and perhaps worst of all, your reputation and standing in society.

Contact Adams & Luka Now

There are several effective defenses to allegations of child pornography including entrapment, whether you had knowledge of the presence of images, the legality of any searches performed, and more. When you are facing serious criminal charges, it is crucial to your freedom and future to consult with a highly skilled Lake County child pornography lawyer. At Adams & Luka, we are on your side and dedicated to building a solid defense. Contact us today for a free consultation at (352) 787-2101.

Client Reviews

I would like thank my attorney Thomas Luka. I knew from the beginning I had the right guy in my corner. While celebrating with family and friends at a Public Park in Seminole County, a fight broke out among various people. Myself, and a good friend, broke up the fight and the instigators left. Six months later, I was wrongly accused as the person who started the fight. The first attorney I hired could not even get a response from the State Attorney handling the case. Someone referred me to Tom and I felt comfortable at his demeanor and reactions.

After conversations with Tom, who knew I would settle for nothing less than a FULL DISMISSAL due to my innocence, I hired him. His firm of Adams and Luka did the due diligence by interviewing witnesses and the police who were on the scene, as well as starting a dialogue with the State Attorney. After gathering statements from witnesses, Tom was able to present a strong argument on my behalf to the State Attorney on why the case should be dismissed. If the State Attorney was not willing to dismiss the case, Tom was ready to take the case to trial.

The result by Thomas Luka: Case Dismissed.

I am 53 years old with a spotless record and glad to keep it that way thanks to the time, effort, hard work, and professionalism of the Adams and Luka and Tom Luka.

Earl from Mesquite
Thomas Luka left a life-long great impression of lawyers. He was always professional, on time, and answered things honestly. From the start and during the 14 months it went on - Tom was very upfront and honest with me about the possible outcomes. The result was better than I had hoped for. Tom really over-delivered. HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Marcela Giorgi
Adams and Luka were very professional and savvy in the courtroom. When you're in court with Mr. Luka you will think you have the best attorney there. I recommend this law firm. Pioneer Tech
Rich Adams is an outstanding criminal attorney. I have had the opportunity to refer several friends and clients to his practice for handling of criminal matters, and on every occasion he has produced an excellent result. Rich practices with attention to detail, a thorough knowledge of the law, and a passion to defend his clients. I will continue to refer clients to Rich Adams, and would strongly recommend him for your legal needs. Brian Pink