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Internet Sex Crimes Attorneys in Omaha

Defending You from Computer-Related Sex Crime Allegations

Sex crimes involving the internet are prosecuted aggressively throughout the United States. Because the Internet is global and touches servers all over the country, many of these crimes are prosecuted in federal courts, carrying severe consequences like prison time and substantial fines.

At McGoughLaw P.C. L.L.O., our lawyers have more than 20 years of experience defending clients who have been falsely accused and charged with serious sex crimes in state and federal courts. We are familiar with the aggressive strategies prosecutors use to pursue computer crime convictions. Our team can anticipate the tactical maneuvers they will make and use this knowledge to build a strong defense on your behalf. Whether you are under investigation or have already been charged, our law firm will fight to protect your rights and freedom.

We have successfully defended clients against allegations involving:

  • Solicitation/enticement of a minor
  • Possession, distribution, or manufacturing of child pornography
  • Prostitution-related offenses

Contact us online or at (402) 614-8655 to schedule a free consultation. We serve clients throughout Nebraska and in federal courts in Council Bluffs, Sioux City and Des Moines, Iowa.

Protect Your Computer from Search & Seizure

If you or a loved one has been accused of an internet sex crime, your computer may be very important evidence for the prosecution. Computers have hundreds of ways to record activities on the internet. Law enforcement can reconstruct your movements and activities online to see the files you have downloaded, images you have created, emails you have sent, and websites you have visited.

Do not help law enforcement build a criminal case against you. You may be innocent, but it is still essential to protect your rights. We can help. If law enforcement officials are investigating you or searching your computer, it is important to seek legal advice right away.

Contact Our Omaha Computer Sex Crimes Attorneys

Given the scope of internet sex crime prosecution, we represent clients in all state and federal courts in Nebraska, including people living in other states. Often, we can minimize your travel obligations so you can stay in your home state during much of your case.

Our clients benefit from the knowledge, experience and perspective of our entire legal team. Rather than work with a single lawyer, you receive assistance from our firm as a whole.

Call us at (402) 614-8655 to schedule a free, confidential consultation.

Client Success Stories

  • Assaults
    Defendant was charged with child abuse resulting in death. Following the investigation of our firm, depositions of key witnesses and presentation of our findings to the prosecutor, the State agreed to dismiss the charges against our client. Defendant was charged with assaulting an officer. The matter proceeded to trial and the jury found our client not guilty. Defendant was charged with assault. Following our investigation and presentation of relevant information to the State, the State agreed to dismiss the charges against our client. Defendant was charged with assault with a deadly weapon. Following our investigation and presentation of materials to the State, the State agreed to dismiss all charges against our client.
  • Drug Possession
    Defendant was charged with possessing a large quantity of marijuana. Following a complete investigation by our firm, the State agreed to dismiss all charges against our client. Defendant was charged with carrying numerous pounds of marijuana. Following a suppression hearing where several statements made by the arresting officer were called into question, the State dismissed the felony possession charge. At sentencing, we presented evidence and information that convinced the Court to sentence our client to probation with no jail time. Defendant was charged with carrying numerous pounds of marijuana. Following a complete investigation by our firm, the State agreed to give the Defendant a deferred sentence which would not appear on his record. Our client avoided any criminal conviction and avoided a jail sentence. Defendant was charged with possessing drugs found at the airport. After our investigation and presentation of materials to the State, the State agreed to dismiss the charges against our client. Defendant was charged with possession of prescription drugs. Following a successful suppression hearing where the Court ruled that the State could not use certain evidence against our client, the State agreed to dismiss all felony charges against our client. At sentencing on a reduced misdemeanor charge, we were successful in convincing the Court to sentence our client to probation with no jail time. Defendant was charged with possession of prescription drugs while a student at college. After our investigation and presentation of materials to the State, the State agreed to refer the matter to diversion. This resulted in our client not having any criminal charges on his record. Defendant was charged with drug conspiracy and possession of a weapon. Following a hearing challenging the Government's evidence, the Court sustained our motion to suppress and ruled that the Government did not have probable cause to stop, detain or search our client.
  • Other Offenses
    Defendant was charged with possession of child pornography and was previously represented by a different attorney. Defendant came to us for help because his current attorney was not able to get the matter resolved from Defendant. Following our investigation and presentation of materials to the State, the State agreed to dismiss all felony charges against our client. Based upon our presentation to the Court at sentencing, the Court agreed to sentence our client to probation without having to go to jail. Defendant was charged with carrying a concealed weapon. The matter proceeded to trial and the jury found our client Not Guilty. Defendant was charged in federal court with impersonating an officer. Following an investigation and information presented to the Government, the Government agreed to dismiss the charges against our client. Defendant was charged with child endangerment and was previously represented by a different attorney. Defendant came to us for help because her current attorney was not able to get the matter resolved for Defendant. Following our investigation and presentation of materials to the State, the State agreed to dismiss all charges against our client. Defendant was previously sentenced to several years in prison. Defendant had been represented by a different lawyer. Our firm was asked to review the case to determine if there was anything that could be done to reduce Defendant's sentence. Following our investigation and presentation of materials to the State and Court, our client was re-sentenced to time served and released from prison.
  • Sexual Offenses
    Defendant was charged with sexual assault of a minor. At the deposition of the alleged victim, our firm got the alleged victim to confess that she made the whole thing up. Charges were dropped against our client. Defendant was charged with sexual assault. At the deposition of the alleged victim, a number of inconsistencies were identified and highlighted and the State dismissed all felony charges against our client. Defendant was charged with soliciting a minor from craigslist. After taking a deposition of the alleged victim, our firm was able to highlight a number of inconsistencies and questionable information and the State dismissed all felony charges against our client. Defendant was charged with sexual assault. During the deposition of the alleged victim, our firm got the alleged victim to admit that it was possible that all of the information provided to police was from a dream and was not real. The State dismissed all felony charges against our client. Defendant was charged with sexual abuse of a family member. Following a deposition of the alleged victim and complete investigation, demonstrating that a number of statements made by the alleged victim were questionable and inconsistent with other information, the State agreed to dismiss the charges. Defendant was charged with sexual assault. The matter proceeded to trial and the jury found there was insufficient evidence to convict the Defendant. Our client was never convicted of the charge. Defendant was charged with multiple counts of sexual assault on family members. The matter proceeded to trial and the jury found Defendant not guilty of two charges and found there was insufficient evidence to convict on a third charge. Before Defendant could be retried on the third offense, the State agreed to dismiss all sexual offenses against our client. Defendant was charged with a sexual assault that the State claimed happened several years ago when the Defendant was a minor. We filed a Motion to transfer the matter to juvenile court, arguing that the matter should be dismissed. After our hearing, the State agreed to dismiss charges against our client.
  • Theft
    Defendant was charged with embezzling more than $300,000.00, from a previous employer. At the deposition of the alleged victim, our firm highlighted a number of inconsistencies and questionable statements. The State agreed to dismiss all charges against our client. Defendant was charged with burglary. At the preliminary hearing, we created a record that established that the State had very little corroborated evidence against our client. After the hearing, we filed a motion to suppress, arguing that the charges should be dismissed because the State could not prove that our client was involved in the burglary. Shortly before a hearing on our motion, the State contacted us and agreed to dismiss all charges against our client. Defendant was charged in federal court with embezzling several thousand dollars. Following our investigation and providing relevant information to the Government and the Court, the Court agreed to sentence our client to probation with no jail time. Defendant was charged in federal court with cheating the Government out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Following our investigation and settlement negotiations with the Government, the Court agreed to sentence our client to probation without having to go to jail.

A Reputation For Excellence

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  • “Thank you so much Jim for everything you have been doing on my case, you are greatly appreciated.”

    S.H.

  • “Nathan, thank you so very much for getting this matter handled for me so quickly! ”

    S.M

  • “Thank you to everyone for working on my son's case.”

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  • “Jim, thank you for everything. ”

    M.H.

  • “Thank you for your constant help with this process.”

    N.L

  • “Thank you so much for all your hard work on my case which allowed me to be with my daughter and family for this holiday season.”

    M.L.

  • “ Keeping my record clean as possible means a lot to me and I couldn't have done it without you, thank you!”

    T.P.

  • “Thank you for all that you did - Nathan did a great job.”

    F.T.

  • “Jim is the best lawyer I've seen and I was very pleased.”

    J.M.

  • “Your office got involved at the right time and did a phenomenal job on cross-examination of the witnesses.”

    R.W.

  • “Nathan, thank you again for representing my case. I appreciate all the knowledge you provided and ensuring that I was in good hands.”

    A.K.

  • “ I would without a doubt say his representation was above and beyond my expectations. ”

    D.B.

  • “We really appreciate all of your hard work, time, and concern.”

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