Use of Interstate Facilities to Transmit Information About a Minor
It is against the law to aid in the production of child pornography. Any involvement could potentially result in a criminal conviction and the associated penalties. If you or someone you love has been accused of using interstate facilities to transmit information about a minor with intent to encourage sexual activity, it’s crucial to hire a skilled federal sex crime attorney as soon as possible. Police and prosecutors crack down hard on all crimes involving minors, and will stop at nothing to ensure you are harshly punished. Having an attorney on your side will help you avoid wrongful conviction, excessively harsh punishments, and a damaged reputation. Take the first step in guarding your future by contacting Grabel & Associates, one of Michigan’s leading defense firms, today!
How to Fight Against Charges for Transmission of Information About a Minor
The first step to battle back against wrongful accusations is to understand the laws surrounding your case. U.S.C. § 2425 deals with the use of interstate facilities to transmit information about a minor. It states that it is illegal for an individual to use the mail or any means of commerce within the maritime and territorial jurisdiction of the United States to knowingly initiate the transfer of information about a minor with intent to entice, encourage, offer, or solicit a person to engage in sexual activity. Information transferred may include the minor’s name, address, telephone number, social security number, or email address. If you’ve been accused of transferring information about an individual under the age of 16 with intent to solicit sexual activity, you could face criminal charges.
Penalties for the Use of Interstate Facilities to Transmit Information About a Minor
Sex crimes involving individuals under the age of 16 are extremely serious and often result in harsh punishments. The law states that anyone found guilty of transmitting information about a minor could face a fine, imprisonment for up to five years, or both. On top of these penalties, defendants also face tarnished reputations that may make it difficult to move on with life long after the case has wrapped up. If you want to protect your future, it’s important to reach out to an attorney the minute you find out you’re under investigation. The sooner legal representation gets involved, the easier it is to achieve a favorable outcome. Your lawyer will serve as a mediator between you and the police and prosecutors, creating a barrier for your protection. He or she will also help you explore your legal options for every stage of your case, from investigation through post-conviction if necessary, to put you in charge of your life again.
Our Method of Federal Defense in Michigan
At Grabel & Associates, we believe that our clients should be involved and informed. We take the time to explain the charges you’re facing, potential defense strategies, relevant laws, and potential punishments. This knowledge takes some of the fear out of the process, making it easier to focus on the important task at hand, which is proving your innocence. We’ll do everything in our power to earn you the best available results in your case, even if we have to conduct our own investigation to get all of the facts. Your future is our top priority, which is why we’re willing to step in at any stage to start battling on your behalf. Call our team today to learn more about what sets us apart from other Michigan defense firms. A member of our team would be happy to talk with you and provide you with a free initial case consultation to help you determine if Grabel & Associates is the right firm for your case.
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In sex crime cases involving minors, every minute counts. That’s why we’ve made a member of our team available to your 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Simply fill out our online contact form or call our toll-free hotline to get connected to Grabel & Associates. When you dial 1-800-883-2138, a seasoned case analyst will review the details of your unique case and offer free advice, outlining the next steps in your case. This complementary service is pressure-free, so there’s no reason why you shouldn’t pick up the phone and call us right now. When your future is on the line, don’t wait. Contact an attorney today!