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Santa Claus and Child Pornography

Posted on: December 14, 2010 at 9:49 p.m.

It might be a parent's worst nightmare, but a town in Nebraska recently had a Santa Claus who was caught allegedly possessing child pornography. Daniel Davis pleaded not guilty in North Platte, NE to eight counts of possession of child pornography. Investigators say they found a Santa suit in Davis' home of the 57 year old man, although it was not immediately known if he was working as a Santa around town. Police allege they found still photos and video images of children in pornographic situations on the man's computer. There is a trial set for March 15, and each of the child porn counts carries a maximum of five years in prison (that's 40 years total for those counting at home).

Any Los Angeles Criminal Defense Lawyer will tell you that defending someone facing child pornography charges is incredibly difficult. Even the most skilled attorney has to combat the law, motivated district attorneys, biased juries and even the press if they get wind of the case. For a 57 year old man, a 40 years sentence is essentially a death sentence. While the general public may have already put this man in prison for crimes he is only accused of, a Attorney knows that his client deserves the same unbiased justice system as everyone else.

It is also important to remember that computer files are a tricky thing. If you were to buy a computer, it might already have illegal images or information on it. Or, if you were to download a file from the Internet, you could be downloading something that is not what you think it is. Only a skilled, experienced Defense Attorney can analyze your case and build the best defense possible to whatever allegations the prosecution are armed with.

Kestenbaum Eisner & Gorin, LLP possess the knowledge, background and track record of success people look for. They are a top rated law firm according to the top attorney ranking system Martindale Hubbell. If you or someone you know has been arrested for possession of child pornography, contact our attorneys now and get the legal representation you need. Call us today at 877-781-1570.

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