Like all computer crimes, internet sex charges result in complex cases that require the expertise of an experienced San Diego criminal attorney with a proven track record of fighting crimes that involve technology. If you have been accused of any type of sex crime involving a computer or internet connection, please call San Diego criminal defense lawyer Peter M. Liss as soon as possible. Mr. Liss offers affordable rates, accepts all major credit cards and has helped hundreds of people facing both computer crimes and sex offenses.
The most common internet sex crimes include possession or distribution of child pornography, solicitation of sex from a minor, attempting to meet a child for sex, harassment via transmission of obscene or threatening emails and solicitation of prostitution over the internet. There are many different varieties of sex offenses that involve the use of the computer or internet and sentencing will vary greatly from crime to crime, but most of these offenses carry some type of jail or prison sentence and large fines. Most felony internet sex crimes also require mandatory lifetime sex offender registration by anyone convicted. Additionally, if the alleged victim was a minor, you could lose the right to see your children and be banned from being in the presence of other children. As you can tell, these crimes can carry some very serious sentences, which is why it is so critical anyone charged with an internet sex offense immediately call a to San Diego defense attorney.
Sex crimes that occur over the computer involve a different defense strategy than standard sex offenses as the technology involved makes the matters much more complex. A San Diego computer crimes lawyer may be able to successfully argue that the defense lacks enough evidence to show that you were the person using the computer in the illegal manner (if someone hacked into your email to send lewd and threatening emails to someone, you can fight the charges) and that you intentionally committed the crime (a virus used your computer to download and share child pornography without your knowledge, then you cannot be convicted).
Even if your defense lawyer in San Diego believes there is enough evidence to convict you, he may be able to help by negotiating a plea bargain that will minimize the charges against you, along with any sentence you may face. In some cases, he may be able to obtain alternative sentencing or keep you off of the sex offender registry.
Internet and computer sex crime cases are extremely complex and should only be handled by a top San Diego criminal attorney with experience fighting these specific crimes. If you have been accused of committing any type of sex crime that involved the use of technology, please call Peter M. Liss today at (858) 486-3024 to schedule a free initial consultation.
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