Child Sex Crimes
Sex crime charges might be the worst type of charges to face. The penalties are severe, the state prosecutes these cases aggressively. In this situation community will consider you guilty before the jury is even selected. If you are facing molestation charges, child sexual abuse charges or other illegal sexual activity with a child. you need to make sure you work with a child sex crimes attorney who has the experience to defend you.
At Patrick Curran Attorney At Law, i provide aggressive defense against child sex crime charges. I have more than 25 years of legal experience, including 11 years as a prosecuting attorney. I will provide you with an honest, straightforward assessment of your case and the strategic defense you need.
In Texas, the age for sexual consent is 17 years old. Anyone under 17 is considered a child by the law. Because a child is considered legally incapable of offering legal consent to sexual activity, any sexual activity with someone under 17 years old is considered a crime.
I provide sound legal counsel and aggressive representation for clients in Texas. work against a range of child sex crimes, including:
- Child pornography: I defend clients against child pornography possession and distribution charges.
- 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: Sexual activity with a child of 17 years or younger than 17 years of age. There is no defense to claim that 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 can involve sexual contact or exposure. who is under 17 years old and not the spouse of the actor.
Contact A Tarrant County Child Sexual Abuse Attorney ∙ Free Initial Consultations
To schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced sex crime defense lawyer, call (817) 809-7919 or contact me online.