Possession: Child Pornography

Brazoria County Child Pornography Attorney

The possession of child pornography is a violation of Texas and federal law. This includes any image, video, or other pornographic material depicting an individual who is younger than 18 years old.

Sexting as Child Pornography

As smartphones have become popular over the past decade, individuals have found themselves facing child pornography charges due to private photos shared between themselves and their minor partners. This can include minors with photos of other minors in their phones.

Other types of child pornography may include videos and photography of minors committing sexual acts.

Penalties for Possession of Child Pornography

The possession of child pornography is a third degree felony in Texas. Individuals found guilty of this crime face two to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.

The promotion or distribution of child pornography is a second degree felony. This means that the individual has the intention of selling or otherwise distributing or aiding in the production of child pornography. Individuals found guilty of this crime face fines of up to $10,000 and jail terms of two to 20 years.

Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Brazoria County

Possession of child pornography is a serious crime. If you are facing this type of accusation, contact the Law Offices of Tad Nelson & Associates in Brazoria County to learn more about possible legal strategies for your case.