CALIFORNIA obscenity DEFENSE LAWYER
Have you been charged with possessing Obscene Matter? Let Weber Law help you today!
In California, there are certain things that you cannot possess. Being charged with possessing obscene matter can have lifelong consequences. Not only could you face jail time and hefty fines, but you will also have to face embarrassing talks with your family, coworkers, and friends to explain the situation to them. It is important not to face these charges alone, call Weber Law today!
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California Obscenity Charges and Penalties
What is Obscene matter?
Obscene matter is matter that to the average person depicts or describes sexual conduct in an offensive way, and that taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value.
Examples of obscene matter include pornography videos, pictures, or billboards. Possession of obscene matter can include but is not limited film, filmstrip, photograph, negative, slide, photocopy, videotape, computer hardware, computer software, data storage media.
As the crime can vary so greatly, it is important to have legal counsel who is comfortable in working with charges like these.
What is the Punishment?
A person who knowingly sends or causes to be sent, or brings or causes to be brought, into California for the sale or distribution, or possesses, prepares, publishes, produces, or prints, with the intent to distribute or exhibit to others, is guilty of a misdemeanor which is punishable by a fine of $10,000.00 to $50,000.00, three hundred and sixty days in jail, or both.
If the person has obscene matter of a person under eighteen years of age, it is a felony, which can have a higher fine, and more jail time.
Having knowledgeable legal counsel who can advocate for the sentence you want is important.
Even as a Defendant, you still have Rights! Make sure yours were not violated!
Even as an individual facing criminal charges, you have rights, and it is important to know those rights and make sure that they were not violated in any way when you were arrested or charged. Without extensive knowledge of your rights when it comes to police searches, Miranda rights, and your rights when it comes to arrest, it is extremely difficult to get a dismissal or reduction. Do not try to fight these charges on your own—Weber Law is ready to help you today.
Contact Weber Law immediately if you’ve been arrested on an obscenity charge. We offer a free confidential case evaluation – serving Los Angeles and the surrounding areas.
How Can WEBER LAW Help You?
If you have been accused of possessing obscene matter, whether a felony or misdemeanor, let Weber Law help you today. It can be a stressful situation to have criminal charges pending and Weber Law will work for you. Let Weber Law work to have your citation dismissed or dropped to a lower offense. If that is not possible, we will negotiate the best deal for you, which could include a shorter jail time or no jail time, and a lesser fine.
There are potential defenses against a charge of possessing obscene matter which include but are not limited to a misunderstanding and being falsely accused.
Weber Law will look at every aspect of your case, including your electronic records, and even your prior criminal record. Let Weber Law build the best defense for you! A charge of possessing obscene matter on your record could potentially hurt future job offers and ruin your record. Weber Law is experienced in defending these charges and getting you back to a life free of criminal charges. It is never a good idea to face these charges without an attorney. The court room can be intimidating, and you need someone with experience to represent you. Any blemish on your record can have detrimental effects on the rest of your life. Let Weber Law’s experienced attorneys fight for you in court. If you or someone you know has been accused of possessing obscene matter in the State of California, contact Weber Law today for a consultation.
CA Penal Code § 311, Definitions
CA Penal Code § 311.2, Sending or bringing into state for sale or distribution; printing, exhibiting, distributing, exchanging or possessing within the state.
CA Penal Code § 311.9, Punishment
CA Penal Code § 17, Felony; misdemeanor; infraction; classification of offenses
A Los Angeles, California Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You
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