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Common Prostitution Sting Tactics in Texas

Published: Mar 16, 2023 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

A sting operation happens when the police and/or other law enforcement agencies have officers/agents act as accomplices or victims to gather evidence and arrest potential offenders. An example is a Houston prostitution sting where an undercover police officer acts as a sex worker, solicits you to pay for sexual acts, and then arrests you when you agree. But sometimes, law enforcement oversteps its boundaries and violates your rights. This is called entrapment and can result in getting your charges dropped. Still, it may be helpful to know how a prostitution…

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Frequently Asked Questions About Child Porn Charges

Published: Mar 03, 2023 in Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes Involving Children

Child pornography is illegal under Texas and federal law. However, knowing it is unlawful does not automatically prevent a charge. Nor does it clarify when and why charges were filed or what penalties you could face. Considering how intimidating child pornography accusations are, it is best to know how child porn charges arise. Know what to do if you or a loved one are wrongly charged with possessing or distributing child pornography. Common Questions About Child Pornography As a former U.S. federal prosecutor with decades of criminal defense experience, particularly…

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Understanding the Different Internet Sex Crimes in TX

Published: Feb 27, 2023 in Child Sex Crimes, Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

Sex offenses carry some of the harshest criminal penalties in Texas. And as the internet continues to grow, so do new opportunities for certain criminal offenses, including sex crimes. This makes investigating internet sex crimes a focal point for law enforcement. However, the laws and sex crime offenses themselves can be confusing. Here is a guide to help you differentiate the different types of internet sex offenses and why someone can expect if accused. Cyberstalking Texas’ Electronic Communications Act of 2001 considers cyberstalking a criminal offense under Texas law. Cyberstalking…

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Ways to Improve Your Texas Sex Crime Defense

Published: Feb 20, 2023 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

Sex crime cases are some of the most contested, complicated, and emotional legal procedures you can endure. You need excellent legal representation to help you obtain a favorable outcome. You also need to be active and disciplined with your defense. Simply put, even the best team of criminal defense lawyers cannot win your case if you don’t participate in your defense. Here are some of the top actions you can take to improve your Texas sex crime defense and protect your future. First, Call a Lawyer Don’t Talk to The…

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What to Do if You Are Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault in Texas

Published: Dec 07, 2022 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

If you have been falsely accused of sexual assault, you likely feel overwhelmed at the thought of being convicted of a crime you did not commit. Other people may vilify your character regardless of your side of the story. False accusations in a sexual assault case have the potential to damage your reputation and future. For this reason, you must be prepared to take action if false allegations are brought against you. Here are steps to protect yourself if you have been accused of a sex crime or sexual assault…