Experienced. Aggressive. Successful.

Child Pornography Offense

Sex crimes against children are some of the most sensitive cases. These cases are highly emotional for all parties involved and require a high level of detail to navigate.  

Utah’s laws on child pornography can be complex, and require a knowledgeable attorney to interpret statutes, and apply them to your specific case.

Specifically, child pornography cases require an attorney who can overcome any bias the jury may have, making you more credible. Choosing the right attorney can mean the difference between an acquittal and a conviction.


Back to top

Salt Lake City Child Pornography Defense Lawyer

Susanne Gustin has over 24 years of experience as a criminal defense attorney. She has successfully represented clients in sex-crime cases which have gained national recognition.

Susanne’s experience defending clients against the most egregious allegations in front of a jury has prepared her for the unexpected obstacles a trial may present. Susanne Gustin can examine the facts of your case, and find the most effective legal options.

If you have been charged with child pornography, call Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law at (801) 243-2814 to schedule a free consultation.    


Back to top

Child Pornography Information Center


Back to top

Child Pornography under Utah Law

Utah Code §76-5b-201: A person commits sexual exploitation of a minor when he or she knowingly produces, possesses, or possesses with intent to distribute child pornography;

Intentionally distributes or views child pornography; or

If the person is a minor’s parent or legal guardian and knowingly consents to or permits the minor to be sexually exploited as defined above.

Penalties for Child Pornography

Unless stated otherwise, child pornography is a second-degree felony punishable by a maximum of 15 years imprisonment, and/or a fine of up to $10,000. These penalties may intensity according to the details of the case.


Back to top

Facts about Investigations

When a person is accused of a sex crime, investigation methods may not cross his or her mind; however, the integrity of these methods may work in the defendant’s favor. Below are some little-known facts about child pornography and subsequent investigations.


Back to top

Resources for More Information  

Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) – This state sponsored site offers information on fighting against sexual exploitation of children. 

Utah Coalition Against Sexual Assault (UCASA) – This organization is a source for parents of children who have been sexually abused.


Back to top

Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law Salt Lake County Child Pornography Attorney

If you have been charged with child pornography or a similar offense, you need a defense attorney with years of experience fighting these allegations.

Susanne Gustin not only has experience in sex crimes against children, but she also has a history defending clients accused of various criminal offenses. She is an attorney who does not shy away from difficult litigation and works zealously to defend her clients.

Call Susanne Gustin Attorney at Law at (801) 243-2814 to meet with a qualified criminal defense attorney.  


Back to top