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In today's society, more and more sex crimes are connected to the Internet. One such crime is online solicitation of a child. Unfortunately, it can be extremely difficult to tell a person's real age when communicating with them online. Many individuals who are charged with online solicitation believed they were talking with someone who was of legal age. However, when the person turns out to be a minor, charges related to child sex offenses may be filed.
When dealing with online solicitation charges or other Internet sex crimes charges, take control by having an experienced defender on your side. I am attorney Robert Fickman and I have been standing up for the rights of the accused for the past 29 years. I am an aggressive advocate who stays current on any changing case law in the area of Internet sex crimes.Since the Internet is ever-evolving, so are the laws that govern the handling of criminal cases involving the Internet.
- Since Internet sex crimes cases involve complicated technological details, it is essential that you have counsel who can employ the expertise of forensic computer specialists. These experts can examine your computer as well as any records of transactions and usage in order to build your defense.
- It may be possible for us to show that the other party intentionally deceived you by lying about his or her age. Whether you are accused of online solicitation through a social media site or an Internet chat room, whether you meant to be speaking with a minor or not, you have rights.
Sex offenses involving a child are looked upon particularly harshly by the courts. If you are facing charges on child sex offenses, such as online solicitation, do not hesitate to enlist legal counsel. Contact Houston criminal defense attorney Robert Fickman today. I can aggressively stand up for your rights and work to protect your future.