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Sex Crimes

Can I Be Forced to Leave My Home Because of a Sex Offense?

Published: Sep 26, 2016 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

You may be forced to move away from home if you have to register as a sex offender in Texas. Whether or not you have to move depends on the conditions of your parole and where you live. The Texas Sex Offender Registration Program does not have residency limitations itself. However, Texas parole laws and many local communities do. A large number of Texas counties or cities have created “child safety zones” where individuals who are required to register as sex offenders cannot live. If you live in one of…

Sex Offender Laws Do More Harm Than Good

Published: Aug 19, 2016 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

Sex offender laws are meant to protect the public, but some organizations are claiming that sex offender registration rules are more damaging than beneficial. Lawsuits have been filed alleging that certain sex offender laws are unconstitutional. Currently, sex offender registration requirements are in a state of change. If you are facing charges that could require registration upon conviction, contact experienced Houston sex crimes defense attorney Ned Barnett at (713) 222-6767 for a free consultation. Not Supported by Data A strong argument against current registration requirements, particularly how long someone has…

Improper Photography Or Visual Recording

Published: Aug 10, 2016 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

Many people use photography and phone cameras in their everyday lives, and it’s possible for people to be wrongly accused of invasive recording. If you have been charged with improper photography or visual recording, contact the experienced Houston sex crimes defense lawyer Ned Barnett at (713) 222-6767. An Extreme Case in Texas Texas recently witnessed a harsh reminder of the laws against photographing or recording sexually explicit material and people without consent. U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced this spring that Rosa Linda Ganceres was charged with sexually exploiting a child…

Internet Sex Crimes

Published: Aug 01, 2016 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

Although the internet is decades old, the law is still catching up with crimes committed across the web. Sexual crimes, such as harassment and illicit child pornography have become a focus of law enforcement and society. Lives can be ruined when accusations are made regarding sometimes consensual activity. If you’ve been accused of an internet sex crime, call an experienced Houston sex crimes defense attorney with The Law Offices of Ned Barnett at (713) 222-6767. Types of Internet Sex Crimes Internet crimes are complex. They may involve multiple people of…

Texas Teens Face Sex Trafficking of Minors Charges

Published: Jul 04, 2016 in Criminal Defense, Sex Crimes

Human trafficking is a major focus of Texas law enforcement agencies. Trafficking is a complex and serious crime; however, sometimes those accused of trafficking are not actually criminals. The innocent family, friends, and employees of sex traffickers may also be at risk. If you have been charged with a sex trafficking crime, you need an experienced Houston criminal defense attorney on your side. Call the Law Offices of Ned Barnett at (713) 222-6767 to schedule a free consultation. Teenagers Becoming Involved in Human Trafficking There is no age restriction on…