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Jan

Online Solicitation of a Minor

Online Solicitation of a Minor

Stanley G. Schneider
Texas Sex Crimes Defense Attorneys

Schneider & McKinney, P.C.

110 Lyric Center, 440 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002, (713) 951-9994

In today’s convenient online world, there are tragic side-effects such as the destruction of innocent people’s lives for unwittingly engaging in Internet sex crimes. Solicitation of minors occurs through e-mail, instant messaging (IM), or by means of social media sites such as MySpace, Facebook and Craigslist.

From explicit sexual conversations in chat rooms or requests to meet for sex from underage kids online, to charges of posting or downloading child porn as enticement to further sexual misconduct, the criminal defense team of Schneider & McKinney, P.C.  represents people throughout the Texas Gulf Coast.

Call an Experienced Online Sex Crime Attorney

When the police come knocking with an arrest warrant for engaging an Internet sex crimes, or if you suspect you be the victim of an online police sting, contact us immediately. We can help prevent a mistake or misunderstanding from destroying your career, reputation and family.

Our Houston, Texas sex crimes defense team handles state charges and federal charges in online sexual offenses against children, including:

  • Cyber stalking
  • Chat room sexual assault
  • Child molestation online
  • Online solicitation of prostitution
  • Online lewdness
  • Indecent exposure online
  • Internet child pornography

Texas and federal prosecutors are under tremendous pressure to deal with these types of Web-based crimes as a form of child sexual abuse. Because of the anonymity of the Web, no one can ever be sure the person they are communicating with is of legal age, or isn’t an undercover officer enforcing the law online.

We understand the police tactics and the lengths they will go online to secure convictions. We carefully examine their actions and evidence, consulting with experts in technology, to carefully examine the case against you. Our defense against an Internet sex crime conviction can help you avoid such serious consequences as going to prison or having to register as a lifetime sex offender.

Time is Your Enemy, Call Our Texas Criminal Defense Attorneys Now

If you or a family member are charged with online solicitation of a minor or any other Internet sex crime, do not delay. Call our Houston sex crime defense team of board certified criminal defense attorneys to meet the false accusations head on, and protect your rights and freedom.


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