Child Pornography

Daytona Beach Child Pornography Defense Attorney

Serious Crime, Devastating Penalties

Child pornography can basically be defined as possessing photographs, video or other medium that contains minor children (under 18 years of age) being shown nude, engaged in sexual activities or any sexually explicit materials.

It is illegal in our state, and our country for that matter, to possess, distribute, sell, produce, solicit or promote child pornography and those who are charged and consequently convicted will generally face extremely devastating penalties such as:

  • Long-term incarceration
  • Extremely severe fines
  • Criminal record, most likely not eligible in the future for expungement, which means your arrest, charges and conviction will forever be accessible by anyone who conducts a simple background check for employment, housing or other opportunities that arise in the future.
  • A lifetime of being ordered to register as a sex offender

Given the severity of the penalties that could be assessed, if you or someone you know has recently been arrested, or is under investigation for child pornography it is crucial that you immediately exercise your rights to remain silent and hire a highly qualified Daytona Beach criminal defense lawyer with extensive experienced defending clients facing similar charges. You will likely be pressed for answers to questions and you will fare better if you politely decline to answer them without having your attorney present.

Criminal Defense Attorney in Daytona Beach

At Buckmaster & Ellzey, we are very aware of the legal repercussions that can occur as a result of allegations for sex crimes, but we also understand the personal, social and professional repercussions that just the act of being charged can have on a client's life. We truly believe there is a workable solution to each case we take on and vigorously scrutinize every possible angle of the evidence and facts that pertain to the case and then only proceed in a way that we are sure is best for you and your situation.

We have dedicated our professional lives to zealously defending and protecting our clients' legal and constitutional rights and ensuring fair and lawful treatment in and out of the courtroom. No matter what the extent of your situation is, we can help. There is no case that is too big or small for our firm and we are committed to providing you with the guidance, representation and skilled defense that you need and deserve in order to help preserve your future freedom, livelihood, legal record and your reputation.


Contact a Daytona Beach child pornography lawyer now for solid legal advice and relentless defense against the charges you are facing.


 

Child Pornography

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: If I’ve Been Arrested, What Rights Do I Have?
    A: In our country, being arrested does not deprive you of the many rights you have as a citizen. When you were arrested, you should have been informed of your Miranda Rights. You may ask the police officer why you are being arrested and can refuse to answer questions regarding the charges. You have the right to an attorney and the right to a fair and speedy trial. Using a qualified and experienced Daytona Beach criminal defense attorney will work to your advantage in ensuring your rights are protected.
  • Why Should I Hire an Attorney to Represent Me?

    In the case of Buckmaster & Ellzey, we have prosecuted thousands of cases as an Assistant State Attorney. On the side of criminal defense, we have defended hundreds of individuals, such as you, that have faced charges for criminal offenses. Having served on both sides gives us a unique opportunity to fight for our clients.

    We understand how prosecutors operate, the types of evidence that they will bring forth and what arguments they are likely to pursue in a criminal case. This first-hand knowledge allows us to better prepare and successfully resolve cases.

  • What Are the Differences Between a Misdemeanor and a Felony?
    Generally, misdemeanors are considered minor offenses. The fines for them will be relatively small and any time spent in jail will be in terms of weeks or months, not years. A felony conviction can result in steep fines, probation, parole and prison sentences for years. They can remain on your permanent record and may adversely affect future educational and employment opportunities. With the assistance of an attorney who is willing to aggressively defend your rights, felony charges can sometimes be reduced to misdemeanors.
  • What Happens Now That I’ve Been Charged With an Offense?
    The first step will be what is known as an arraignment. A judge will tell you the charges against you and there are many decisions that will need to be made at this time, such as how you will plea to the charges, what bail will be set at and others. We understand that facing criminal charges can be tough and would like you to take advantage of our experience to help you successfully navigate through the criminal justice system.
  • How Are Child Support and Alimony Calculated in Florida?
    If you are going through a divorce, you may be concerned about how much child support or alimony you can receive or will be expected to pay. Alimony is ordered to ensure that both spouses have an equal opportunity of maintaining the same standard of living they enjoyed during the marriage. The higher-earning spouse makes payments to the lower-earning spouse. The amount of the payment is determined based on one party’s need and the other party’s ability to pay. This involves the consideration of a variety of factors, including the length of the marriage, each party’s contribution to the marriage, and the ability of the unemployed spouse to obtain work. Child support, on the other hand, is determined based on Florida’s statutory guidelines. To calculate a child support payment, the court considers the total income of both parties, minus any deductions. The child support order is ultimately determined by what amount is needed to cover the child’s basic living expenses, including food, shelter, childcare, education, and healthcare.

Client Testimonials

Read What Our Past Clients Had to Say
  • Well-Versed in the Legal Process and Protocols

    “He is well-versed in the legal process and protocols. Fortunately, the criminal complaint made against me was frivolous and without merit. Even so, I was able to sleep much better knowing that Jeremy was in my corner.”

  • They Had My Back

    “Not every case works in your favor but knowing you have the right attorney to fight on your behalf is vital. Thankfully having Buckmaster & Ellzey have my back was a success.”

  • Diligently and Highly Professionally

    “Mr. Buckmaster was thorough in explaining legal jargon and procedures that were very alien to me. He was able to suggest my best courses of action and get my charges to a more manageable place so I could have a shot at a good future in society.”

  • Professional & Responsive

    “They were knowledgeable, prompt, professional, and courteous. They took what could be a potentially confusing situation and guided me with stress-free assistance.”

  • Gets the Best Results

    “Jeremy worked hard and smart to get only the best results. Another thing that stood out and was most appreciated was the excellent communication, by phone, email, regular mail, and in person. I always knew what was going on in a timely and efficient manner”

Why Hire B&E?
Here are Five Reasons

  • Client-Focused Representation
  • A Team of Compassionate Advocates on Your Side
  • Former State Prosecutor
  • 40+ Years of Collective Experience
  • Dedicated Attorneys

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