Sexual assault in any form is considered a felony under Texas law. It is also considered a violent act so those who are found guilty of this offense face stiffer penalties than those who commit other felonies. Some of the crimes related to sexual assault can include:
Depending on the degree of sexual assault, an individual could be facing prison terms ranging from two years to life without parole. Those who are charged with a shorter prison sentence could also face additional sanctions which might include:
These sanctions could result in being denied opportunities for employment or higher education. It could also restrict where an individual is able to live or whom they might reside with. Public shame and humiliation are often a result of having to register as a sex offender as well. Attorney James Alston will fight to protect you from becoming a victim of these accusations.
Contact Attorney James Alston for a case evaluation by calling 713-228-1400
A great deal of DNA and scientific evidence is often used to build a case against a rape charge defendant. Debunking this evidence requires an attorney who is experienced in dealing with forensic science. Prosecutors also play on a defendant’s embarrassment over these charges in order to bully them into accepting a plea agreement. You will need a lawyer who is not hesitant to challenge these allegations in court.
James Alston is an attorney with a background in mental health who has also served as a prosecutor. This experience helps him understand how prosecutors and victims think in order to counteract their aggressive strategies. His diverse background is conducive to providing a strong defense for those accused of a crime related to rape or sexual assault. If you or someone you know has been charged with a sexual assault crime, call Mr. Alston at 713-228-1400 or use the contact form found on his website to reach a representative from this law firm today.
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