Searching for a Computer Crime Defense Lawyer?

Computer crimes can generally be separated into two categories: sexual and non-sexual computer crimes. Internet sex crimes are similar to charges that happen in the real world — but they occur in the elusive and often anonymous online world, which complicates the investigation and trial process. Internet privacy issues are an important part of most computer crime cases. Was the evidence collected against you obtained in a legal manner, or were your rights infringed? These are important questions for your Dallas computer crime defense attorney to ask whether you are charged with online credit card abuse or cyberstalking.

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Searching for a Computer Crime Defense Lawyer?

Computer crimes can generally be separated into two categories: sexual and non-sexual computer crimes. Internet sex crimes are similar to charges that happen in the real world — but they occur in the elusive and often anonymous online world, which complicates the investigation and trial process. Internet privacy issues are an important part of most computer crime cases. Was the evidence collected against you obtained in a legal manner, or were your rights infringed? These are important questions for your Dallas computer crime defense attorney to ask whether you are charged with online credit card abuse or cyberstalking.

Dallas Cyber Crime Defense Lawyer

These are the most common accusations made against people online. They are all charges Sally Goodman has successfully defended against:

  1. Internet Related Sex Offenses
  2. Cyber Crime

Sally Goodman is adept at defending against Internet crimes. She calls into question the exclusivity of the computer in question — did anyone else have access to it? Did you accidentally download a malware program that could expose your device to this kind of material? Does proof exist that the minors in question are actually minors? These are some of the questions Sally Goodman asks as she defends you against these charges.

Many of these offenses are felonies that can lead to fines, court-ordered psychological counseling, lifetime registration as a sex offender and time in prison. If you have been charged with one of the above offenses, you are invited to call Sally Goodman’s office immediately at 214-748-3230 or to describe your situation online.

Non-Sexual Computer Crime Penal Codes

Breach of Computer Security – Texas Penal Code § 33.02
A person commits this offense if they knowingly access a computer, computer network, or computer system without effective consent of the owner.

This offense is a Class B misdemeanor, unless the defendant has been previously convicted two or more times for the same offense, then it’s a state jail felony.

Tampering with Direct Recording Electronic Voting Machine – Texas Penal Code § 33.05
This offense is committed when someone knowingly access a computer, network, or system that is part of a voting system that uses direct recording electronic voting machines, and by means of that access prevents a person from lawfully casting a vote, changes a lawfully cast vote, prevents a lawfully cast vote from being counted, or causes a vote that was not lawfully cast to be counted.

This offense is a first degree felony.

Online Impersonation – Texas Penal Code § 33.07
A person commits this offense when they, without the person’s consent, intentionally harms, defrauds, intimidates or threatens any person, using the name or persona of another to create a web page on a commercial social networking site or post messages on a commercial social networking site.

This offense is a felony of the third degree.

Computer Crime State or Federal Defense

Computer crimes of a sexual nature involving minors are some of the charges that are most likely to become federal cases. Don’t get caught off guard, consult a lawyer who has experience in the federal court system from the start. Sally can work with you to try and keep your computer crime case in the state court, while preparing a defense suited for the federal system.

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