Seek Expert Advice Right Away If You Have Child Pornography Charges in Nebraska Nebraska’s Child Pornography Prevention Act (the Act) is a comprehensive statute designed to protect children. The Act clearly defines prohibited behavior and sets forth significant punishments. Anyone found guilty of violating Nebraska’s laws on child porn faces long prison terms. Additionally, a conviction under Nebraska child porn laws could have significant unintended consequences that could severely alter the course of a person’s life. If you have child porn charges in Nebraska, you might think your world is caving in around you. Fortunately, there’s hope. Thomas M. Petersen
Sex Offender Registry Overview & Restrictions Over the last several decades both law enforcement agencies and private advocacy groups across the United States have waged a campaign in an effort to strengthen the penalties for convicted sex offenders. One primary objective of the campaign has been to establish laws in each state that require convicted sex offenders to register with local law enforcement agencies as soon as they are released back into the community. Nebraska is one of a growing number of states that now has an active Sex Offender Registry. If you have been charged of a sex crime
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If convicted of child molestation in Nebraska, you face a potentially lengthy prison sentence. Additionally, you may be required to register in the federal sex offender database. No other crimes carry such a damaging social stigma as sex crimes against children. If convicted, the damage has far-reaching consequences for your reputation. Contact the experienced legal team at Petersen Law today to review your options when facing child molestation charges. What Is Child Molestation? Federal and state laws define child sexual assault. Federal law establishes minimum standards; however, each state creates its own definitions of child sexual assault. In Nebraska, sex
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If you were recently charged with a sex offense in Nebraska, you are undoubtedly worried about the outcome of your case. Because you have been charged with a sex offense, however, there is a heightened level of concern because of the potential to be required to register as a sex offender if convicted. The requirements are complex, however, an Omaha sex offense defense attorney at Petersen Law Office explains the basic sex offender registry requirements. Why Does the Registry Exist? According to the Nebraska Sex Offender Registry website, “Nebraska State Statute 29-4002 declares that sex offenders present a high risk
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Being charged with any criminal offense can certainly wreak havoc on the life of the accused; however, being accused of a sex offense can be particularly damaging to the family, business, and social life of an accused. If you are ultimately convicted of the charges against you, the judicial and non-judicial penalties can be severe. Along with facing a lengthy term of incarceration, the taint of being labeled a sex offender can follow you for the rest of your life given the sex offender registration requirements. Because the obligation to register is often overlooked or misunderstood, an Omaha sex crime
Within the realm of criminal law, sex offenses are among the most serious offenses an individual can be charged with for several reasons. Accusations involving a sex offense will forever scar both the alleged perpetrator and victim. If convicted, the potential penalties, both judicial and non-judicial, for a sex offense can be harsh. If the crime gets media attention, everyone involved can expect to live in a fish bowl until the case is resolved. If you have been accused of a sex offense, it is imperative that you understand what you are facing, both in the courtroom and out. Because
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If you have been convicted of a crime which is considered a sex crime in the State of Nebraska, you need to know how the Nebraska sex offender registry requirements will affect you. It is important to make sure you understand the law and which rules you need to follow so you don’t end up in serious trouble. You could be required to register in Nebraska even if you don’t live here if you go to school here, work here, or carry on a vocation here. An experienced lawyer can make sure you know what to do. With that in
Few criminal offenses bring with them the negative stigma that being charged with a sex offense often does. Unfortunately, just being accused of a sex offense often has a negative impact on your work, social, and even home life. Fortunately, however, in the United States criminal justice system you do remain innocent until proven guilty. Moreover, the State, through the prosecuting attorney, bears the burden of proving you guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. That does not mean, though, that you should not be prepared to mount an aggressive defense. That defense starts by retaining the services of an experienced sex
Being accused of any crime can have a serious negative impact on your life. However, being accused of rape can taint every area of your life. All too often, the mere accusation of an offense involving sexual conduct, even without a conviction, can be devastating to your employment, home life and social standing. Although the American justice system is based on the principal that an individual is innocent until proven guilty, people often forget about that when they learn of someone accused of a sex offense. If you have been accused of a sex offense in the State of Nebraska, your first step should be
Being accused of any criminal offense is certainly something to be concerned about; however, if you have been accused of a sex offense you have even more reason to be concerned given the far-reaching negative repercussions of a conviction for a sex crime. In fact, just being accused of a sex offense can have a negative impact on your career and your personal life. If you find yourself facing accusations relating to a sex offense, keep in mind that being accused is not the same as being convicted. You may, after all, have an excellent defense that will prevent the
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