IOWA Child Pornography Charges

Experienced Iowa Lawyers Defending Child Pornography Charges

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Have the police searched your home for child pornography?

If the police have searched your home, business, phone and computers for child pornography, do not wait to see what they find before hiring an attorney. Hire an attorney immediately! The sooner Dean Stowers and Nicholas A. Sarcone can intervene on your behalf, the better.

Possession and distribution of child pornography has no doubt been prevalent throughout recent history. However, the advent and growth of the Internet has led to an explosion of child pornography cases and related charges, including:

  • Possession of Child Pornography
  • Distribution of Child Pornography -- Typically through online data sharing applications.
  • Manufacture of Child Pornography -- Often through recording of underage individuals.
  • Solicitation of a Minor -- Often through websites such as Craigslist, dating apps and chat rooms. These activities may involve solicitation of sexual acts or sexually explicit images of minors.

Whatever the circumstances, Prompt legal counsel is essential to Defend AGAINST Child Pornography Charges.

If charged with possession or distribution of child pornography, you need to talk to a lawyer sooner rather than later. Law enforcement agents posing as minors in online chat rooms may have targeted you. It is possible someone used your identity and engaged in illegal activities involving child pornography. Sexually explicit images of minor may have been unknowingly downloaded by malware. Or, you may have experienced a profound lapse in judgment. Whatever, the case, legal advice is critical, and the sooner the better.

Experienced defense attorneys Dean Stowers and Nicholas A. Sarcone at Stowers & Sarcone PLC in West Des Moines offer skillful counsel and representation to Iowans charged with child pornography offenses.

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Sometimes Juveniles Are The Alleged Offenders

Our clients include juveniles accused of offenses like “sexting” (exchanging texts including photos of private body parts) and “camming” (posting nude images of others on the Internet without their permission). Even if this type of activity was considered a game between friends, the federal government considers it child pornography if it meets certain criteria. Our lawyers can analyze your case and develop strong arguments in your defense.

Public Or Professional Integrity — And One’s Job — May Be At Risk

Publication of child pornography busts appear from time to time in the press. Sometimes the person accused has a position of influence, and that person is forced to resign. In such cases, we can help with public “damage control” and manage responses to questions from the media. Defending your case, protecting your constitutional rights and protection your reputation is our priority.

Many child pornography cases involve ordinary people accused of receiving and/or sending child pornographic images through cyberspace. In some cases, you may have had no knowledge of the presence of pornographic images depicting young people. We will examine all facts and circumstances as we prepare to represent you in state or federal court. A computer forensic specialist may provide valuable testimony demonstrating that you were unaware of the images or immediately deleted the images.

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Attorneys Representing Iowans Charged With Internet Sex Crimes Involving Minors

Your freedom, your future and your reputation are at risk when you are charged with child pornography offenses. Contact us today at (515) 224-7446 to schedule a consultation.