Pandering obscenity involving a minor ORC § 2907.321

Definition of pandering obscenity involving a minor:
  • With knowledge of the character of the material or performance,
  • Creating, reproducing, or publishing erotic or otherwise obscene material,
  • Portraying a minor.
Defense:

Pandering obscenity is not illegal, if the material can be sold for medical, scientific, educational, or other related purposes.

Potential Penalty:

Pandering obscenity involving a minor can be treated as a felony of the second, third, or fourth degree. As such, a finding of guilt in a court of law can result in a penalty of 6 months to 8 years in prison and a fine up to $15,000.

At Funkhouser Law, from the moment a client walks through the door, we presume that they are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. As such, we work hard to accomplish the most favorable outcome for each of our clients. If you have been accused of pandering obscenity involving a minor, please call Funkhouser Law for a free consultation with an experienced, peer-rated lawyer.