Few criminal charges have as lasting an impact on your life and reputation as a sex-related crime. Even during a trial, where you are supposed to be presumed innocent, you are likely to find yourself facing particularly hostile prosecution and publicity. At Buchanan and Meyer Attorneys, we are not here to judge you — we are here to protect your rights. Our sexual assault defense attorneys in Tarrant and Denton Counties aggressively fight to have charges dropped or reduced, and to win a not-guilty verdict if your case goes to trial.
The most serious sexual crimes generally result in felony charges and, if you are found guilty, prison time. They include:
If you are convicted of a sex crime, your name is published in the Denton County Registered Sex Offenders List, which is then shared with state and national registries. As a result, you may have difficulty finding housing and employment, or even retaining your privacy.
There are also charges that you might consider more embarrassing or foolish than criminal. But Texas considers them crimes. Unless you aggressively fight these charges, you may still do time in jail, pay hefty fines and have to live with a clouded record and embarrassing publicity. Such charges include:
If you have been charged with a sex crime, it is essential that you talk to an aggressive sexual assault defense lawyer immediately. For a free initial consultation with one of our experienced sexual assault defense attorneys in Denton or Tarrant Counties, contact us online or call us at 940-312-6748.