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Sex Crimes Involving Children

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What Should I Do if the Police Question Me About Child Molestation?

Published: Jul 03, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes Involving Children

If you are approached by the police who want to speak to you about a child molestation crime, your first step is to pause and consider what the police are asking. Do they want to come into your home, sit down, and ask several questions? Do they want you to come down to the police station? If there is any indication that the police want to interview you about a serious crime as a suspect, the best thing you can do is say that you are happy to cooperate, but…

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Which Sex Crimes Convictions Lead to the Sex Offender Registry?

Published: Mar 29, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes Involving Children

If you get convicted of certain sex crimes in Texas, you will need to register as a sex offender. The sex offender registry includes the photo, name, address, place of employment, vehicle registration information, online identifiers, and the conviction information of around 90,000 Texans. Your information will be made public for your neighbors, friends, and employers to see. For this reason, it’s essential that you fight your sex crime charges before a conviction occurs. At The Law Offices of Ned Barnett, we are ready to fight on your behalf. Whether…

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Consequences of Having Child Porn on Your Phone

Published: Mar 01, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes Involving Children

If you get caught with child porn on your phone, you could be charged with possession of child pornography. If convicted of this felony offense, you could spend years in jail, pay thousands of dollars in fines, and have your personal and professional lives ruined by the collateral consequences of a sex crimes conviction. For this reason, you should contact an experienced Houston child pornography lawyer if you are being investigated for this criminal offense. To schedule a free and confidential consultation of your case, contact The Law Offices of…

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Overcoming Bias in Sex Crime Cases

Published: Feb 13, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes Involving Children

Sex crimes carry more stigma than almost any other criminal allegation. As a result, if you’re accused of a sexual offense, you face significant bias from the very start of your case. An experienced sex crimes attorney is vital in overcoming this bias and achieving a fair outcome. However, time is not on your side – the sooner you reach out to a criminal defense attorney, the better chance you have of fighting bias in your case. If you’ve been charged with a sex crime in the Houston area, contact…

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Fortnite and Sex Crime Allegations

Published: Feb 01, 2019 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes Involving Children

It has been widely reported in the media that Fortnite and other online games are attracting sexual predators. In Broward County, Florida, a 41-year-old man was recently arrested and charged with sex crimes related to victimizing at least 20 children. The man would use the popular game Fortnite to coerce his victims into sending him explicit photographs and even engaging in sex. Given the increase in these kinds of crimes, law enforcement has gotten very aggressive in filing charges for sex crimes involving children. Unfortunately, many people are often wrongly…