Sexting Laws — Louisiana

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Sexting — La R.S. 14:81.1.1

No person under the age of 17 years shall knowingly and voluntarily use a computer or telecommunication device to transmit an indecent visual depiction of himself to another person.

No person under the age of 17 years shall knowingly possess or transmit an indecent visual depiction that was transmitted by another under the age of seventeen years in violation of the provisions above.

 

Penalties

First offense — fined not less than $100.00 nor more than $250.00, imprisoned for not more than 10 days, or both.  Imposition or execution of the sentence shall not be suspended unless the offender is placed on probation with a minimum condition that he perform 2 8-hour days of court-approved community service.

Second offense — fined not less than $250.00 nor more than $500.00, imprisoned for not less than 10 days nor more than 30 days, or both.  Imposition or execution of the sentence shall not be suspended unless the offender is placed on probation with a minimum condition that he perform 5 8-hour days of court-approved community service.

Third or any subsequent offense — fined not less than $500.00 nor more than $750.00, imprisoned for not less than 30 days nor more than 6 months, or both.  Imposition or execution of the sentence shall not be suspended unless the offender is placed on probation with a minimum condition that he perform 10 8-hour days of court-approved community service.

 

Legal Assistance

If you are being criminally charged with Sexting, contact Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq for a consultation.  We are ready to defend you and protect your rights!

 

 

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