A sex crime conviction has many serious penalties - including incarceration and serious fines. For many people accused of sex crimes, the biggest fear involves the mandatory sex offender registry. If you are facing a sex crime charge, it is important to work with an experienced sex crime defense lawyer to help you avoid the sex offender registry. I will fight aggressively to protect your interests.
As a practicing criminal defense attorney for more than 28 years I have intimate knowledge how to defend these cases.
Texas sex offender registration requires you to give all of your information to the authorities within a week of arriving in any location.
This includes where you live, work or attend school. Even information about the crimes for which you were convicted must be disclosed. This info is then made public and available to everyone in the community who cares to look it up, including
Housing and rental agencies
Neighbors and neighborhood associations
Keep in mind, failure to register can bring even more extreme criminal penalties. In addition to, specializing in helping my client avoid the sex offender registry. I also defend clients who have been charged with failure to register or falsifying their registration information.
Molestation/continuous abuse of a child: Continuous abuse of a child involves two or more instances of sexual contact. This contact can be over or under the clothes.
Statutory rape: Statutory rape is sexual activity with a child of 17 years or younger. There is no defense to claim the other party consented, because it is legally impossible for a minor to consent to sexual activity.
Indecency with a child: The crime of indecency with a child involves sexual contact or exposure with a person who is under 17 years old and not the spouse of the actor.
Sexual assault is a very serious offense with severe punishment. I aggressively defend clients charged with this offense. I have 28 years of experience to give you the best possible defense.
Call my office for a free consultation at 817-332-2022