Online chatting may seem like a way for you to express yourself freely in an anonymous setting.Most people do not think twice about what they post online, the seriousness of their intentions or who they direct their comments to.However, if you actually go to the arranged meeting place, the state prison sentence can increase to four years. Parents are Always on the Lookout for Internet Predators.These days, parents take extra precautions to make sure their children are not chatting online with someone they don’t know, especially if the person is an adult.
Under California , using the Internet to arrange a meeting with a minor for lewd and lascivious acts can be charged as a felony and is punishable by up to three years in state prison and lifetime registration as a sex offender.
If you or a loved one is facing a sex crime charge, it is critical that you speak to an experienced sex crimes attorney immediately.
At Wallin & Klarich, our attorneys have over 30 years of experience handling all types of sex crimes cases in Southern California.
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If you chat online with someone you think is a minor, they may be targeting you. It is Illegal to Use the Internet to Send Any Sexual Material to a Minor Under California Penal Code Section 288.2, it is illegal to knowingly send, mail or email erotic material to a minor with the intent of arousing yourself or the minor.