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Sexual Assault Evidence: Using Cell Records, Texts & DMs to Prove Your Innocence

Published: Sep 16, 2021 in Sex Crimes

When you have been arrested and charged with sexual assault or a related crime, it can have a devastating impact on your life. In addition to severe criminal penalties, your entire personal and professional reputation could be destroyed by such allegations. For this reason, you must take action to clear your name of the charges against you. For sexual assault charges, you might be surprised to learn just how valuable your DMs, social media exchanges, cell phone records, and texts might be to your case. These forms of evidence may…

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3 Mistakes To Avoid if You’re Arrested in an Internet Sting

Published: Jul 07, 2021 in Sex Crimes

Internet stings are increasingly common. With so many people meeting up online, law enforcement may have good intentions in conducting these sting operations. They are trying to protect minors and individuals vulnerable to sex trafficking. But the fact remains, many people are wrongfully accused or shouldn’t have been arrested in the first place. Often, people are caught up in something they had no intention of being engaged in. However, what they say and how they behave only complicates their situation. Here are some of the most common mistakes you should…

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Can You Be Charged With Online Solicitation if You Never Met?

Published: Jun 08, 2021 in Child Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes Involving Children

Online solicitation charges have become increasingly common in Houston recently. But this isn’t necessarily because more and more Texans are engaging in these crimes. Many of these people have never even met the people they were accused of soliciting online. But just because you never met doesn’t mean you can’t be charged. Internet stings have made it possible for police to arrest pedophiles and others engaging in online solicitation of a minor. But it has also led to many wrongful arrests. Online Solicitation & Internet Stings Many online solicitation charges…

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How are Child Porn Sentences Determined?

Published: May 22, 2021 in Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes Involving Children

Child pornography charges are severe. They carry some of the harshest penalties of all sex crimes in Texas. If you have been arrested and charged with a child porn sex crime, you are likely worried. And if you aren’t, you should be. You need to understand the factors that influence a potential punishment, and an experienced Houston defense lawyer can help. Texas Child Pornography Laws In Texas, there are several illegal activities involving pornographic content. But child porn laws refer to anyone under the age of eighteen. Essentially, child porn…

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What Is Sexual Assault of a Child in Texas?

Published: May 08, 2021 in Child Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes, Sex Crimes Involving Children

Texas takes a tough stance on sex crimes. And it takes sex crimes that involve children even more seriously. Many people who find themselves charged with this offense lose hope. They think there is no way to fight back – much less get it dropped. But there may be a way to avoid prison and fines. Fighting your charge with the help of an experienced sex crimes defense lawyer could be your way out. Understanding Sexual Assault of a Child Charges Getting charged with a sex crime is disorienting. But…