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We have over a century of collective legal experience and have been practicing in state and federal courts across Minnesota since 1983.

Child Pornography Lawyer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Accused of Possessing Child Pornography? Our Firm Is Available 24/7

Being charged with possession of child pornography places a person on the front line, leaving them vulnerable to a number of accusations and implications, which can be life-altering and damaging to one’s reputation. Simply being charged, however, does not mean that it is the end of the line. The government has the burden of proving the accusations made against you are valid, and you have the right to challenge their case.

You must understand that being charged with any type of sex crime, especially one as serious as possession of child pornography, does not mean that all hope is lost. On the contrary, the Minneapolis sex crime lawyers at Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. can fight to protect your legal rights, ethically and with integrity. We have been fighting to protect our clients' rights and freedom since 1983.

We are proven attorneys who have achieved incredible results for our clients, including getting charges reduced or even dropped! Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

The Penalties for Child Pornography Crimes

If you or someone you love has been charged with distribution or production of child pornography in Minnesota, be aware that these are very serious allegations which carry life-altering penalties and harsh sentencing guidelines. Whether you are under investigation or have already been charged, working with a proven defense firm should be your top priority.

For a first conviction, the defendant could face the following:

For distributing child pornography, the penalties may include:

  • Up to 7 years of imprisonment
  • Up to $10,000 in fines
  • Mandatory sex offender registration

Distribution of Child Pornography

Many child pornography cases involve the use of the internet and Peer-to-Peer (P2P) file-sharing programs. By default, many of these programs create folders where files can be uploaded and downloaded to a user’s computer, sometimes without their knowledge and sometimes without a knowledge of what the files contain. In many cases involving P2P programs, state and federal prosecutors charge defendants with distribution of child pornography in addition to possession.

In most cases, the evidence is not always cut and dry. Prosecutors may think they can get through litigation by inundating courtrooms with an abundance of evidence, such as a computer, cell phone, or hard drive. Yet, there are so many ways that illicit material can be transmitted to computers—downloading the wrong file or unknowingly opening an email that had a bad link or attachment.

Call Our Minneapolis Sex Crime Attorneys for Help

Our attorneys leave no stone unturned when working to refute the claims made against you. There is no case too small or large or too complex for us to handle. Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. is committed solely to your needs. We provide hard-hitting legal representation that has helped absolve clients in the past and help them preserve their good name – and we can do the same for you.

Call our team today to schedule a free case consultation. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you can trust that we'll be there when you need us most.

Put Our Attorneys On Your Side

Our team has 100 years of collective experience. Our lawyers, Allan Caplan and Joe Tamburino, are frequently featured on local news networks, including radio and television appearances on Fox and WCCO radio. This has helped Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. rise to prominence and gain a solid reputation of fighting vigorously not only for our clients, but also against the injustices they face when they have been charged with a crime or have been wrongfully injured.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

  • “I strongly recommended to anybody who needs a criminal lawyer representation ” - M.M.
  • “ I just wanted to thank you so much! I am so pleased with all the hard work you put in. I would have never had the chance to get the outcome I did without you. You did an amazing job and we are feeling very greatful to have made the right call when we chose you.” - P.K.
  • “ Hi Allan, Just wanted to say thanks for the phone call last night and all the support today at court. It's been the most stressful time of my life but your advice, superior knowledge, confidence, and support are very much appreciated.” - D.D.
  • “Just wanted to take a moment to thank you for helping me get my life back! ” - C.C.
  • “The outcome was just what you said was possible from the first meeting. My wife has had so much pressure relief from knowing that she doesn’t have a DUI hanging over her head. ” - J.F.
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Recent Case Victories

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  • First-Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct Charge Dismissed

    Client, who was represented by attorney Hillary Parsons, was charged with two counts of first-degree criminal sexual ...

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    Outcome: Client was facing a year-long license revocation and a year of having “whiskey plates” for a pending DWI ...

  • Fifth Degree Assault, Interference with 911 Call Avoided Conviction

    Outcome: Client, who was in town for business, got into a pushing match with a stranger at a Walgreens in Hennepin ...

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  • Child Pornography Avoided Conviction

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