Maryland Child Pornography Laws

There are two different types of child pornography charges in Maryland. There are child porn possession charges and dealing in child pornography charges. Each are felonies in Maryland that will exert extremely serious and life long consequences on your life if convicted. Do not face this alone. If you are facing dealing in child pornography charges in Maryland you need to speak with a Maryland Child Pornography Defense Lawyer immediately.

If you have been accused of a sex crime involving a child in Maryland please call Maryland Sex Crime Defense Lawyer to discuss your case. By hiring our Maryland child sex crime lawyers you will be assured that your rights will be fully protected. They offer free consultations to those accused of child pornography charges, sex crimes and sex offenses throughout Maryland.

Maryland Dealing In Child Pornography Laws

Under Maryland law a person is guilty of dealing in child pornography if:

1. The person knowingly publishes or makes available for public distribution or sale by any means, including but not limited to computer, any book, magazine, periodical, pamphlet, photograph, Internet site or web page which depicts a child engaging in a prohibited sexual act or in the simulation of such an act, or knowingly publishes or makes available for public distribution or sale by any means, including computer, any other visual depiction of a child engaging in a prohibited sexual act or in the simulation of such an act; or”.

2. The person knowingly ships, transmits, mails or transports by any means, including by computer or any other electronic or digital method, any “book, magazine, periodical, pamphlet, video, or film depicting a child engaging in a prohibited sexual act or in the simulation of such an act, or knowingly ships, transmits, mails or transports by any means, including by computer or any other electronic or digital method, any other visual depiction of a child engaging in a prohibited sexual act or in the simulation of such an act; or”.

3. The person knowingly advertises, promotes, presents, describes, transmits or distributes any visual depiction, exhibition, display or performance with intent to create or convey the impression that such visual depiction, exhibition, display or performance is or contains a depiction of a child engaging in a prohibited sexual act or in the simulation of such an act; or”

Penalties For Child Porn Charges In MD

If you are caught dealing, filming, producing or distributing kiddie porn images via computer, laptop, cell phone, I-Pad on internet the charges are totally separate from child porn possession charges. The consequences may be more severe than being in possession of child pornography.

If convicted of any sex crime you may also face lifelong mandatory sex offender registration in Maryand. This will impact every area of your life such as employability, where you can live, where you can go and obtaining housing. You may also lose certain rights if you are ultimately convicted of dealing in child pornography.

Dealing In Child Porn Defenses In MD

You are facing felony charges as well as prison time if convicted of dealing in child pornography. As your attorney they will do everything necessary to devise a solid and strategic defense. Getting your charges dropped or dismissed is his ultimate goal. If that is not an option our MD sexual assault attorneys will attempt to get the charges lessened and minimize the repercussions of your pending sex crime charges. They are former state prosecutor and has a long standing history of successfully defending those accused of sex crimes throughout all of Maryland.

Contact A Maryland Child Pornography Defense Lawyer

Our Baltimore Maryland Criminal Lawyers have a wealth of experience handling all types of sex crimes involving children in all of Maryland. Call our Maryland sex offense lawyers today and let them fight to protect your rights, reputation, freedom and future.

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