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Sexual Assault

El Paso Sexual Assault Defense Attorney

A sexual assault charge is a serious matter. If convicted, the accused offender faces potential years in prison, and they must register as a sex offender. This registration puts the offender’s photo, name, and address onto an online database, and the offender must update this information every 90 days.

Setra Law Firm P.C. is here to defend clients facing sexual assault charges. Our attorney is highly skilled, and he has a proven track record of success. We work tirelessly to build an effective defense for our clients. Our team fights hard to preserve their freedom and innocence.

To schedule a consultation with our sexual assault defense team in El Paso, call our office today (915) 221-9115.

What Is Considered Sexual Assault in Texas?

In Texas, sexual assault is defined as any non-consensual sexual contact or activity. Sexual assault is a very broad term and encompasses many different sexual offenses. It could include rape, attempted rape, nonconsensual touching, indecent exposure, etc.

Any gender could be accused of sexual assault. The crime is not relegated to men only. Sexual assault can be committed against a victim of any age or gender. The penalties for sexual assault depend on the circumstances of the case, but a conviction can result in up to life in prison.

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    Sexual Assault Penalties in Texas

    As we’ve mentioned, the term “sexual assault” covers a wide spectrum of behaviors. Therefore, it can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. The specific charge and penalties will depend on the circumstances of the case.

    Put simply, there is no one-size-fits-all penalty for sexual assault in Texas. Instead of wondering what the state’s specific punishments are, it’s better to discuss how they generally penalize different levels of crime.

    With that in mind, here is a broad chart that shows criminal penalties in Texas:

    Misdemeanors

    • Class C
      Fines of up to $500
    • Class B
      Fines of up to $2,000; Jail time of up to 180 days
    • Class A
      Fines of up to $4,000; Jail time of up to 1 year

    Felonies

    • State Jail Felony
      Fines of up to $10,000; jail time up to 2 years
    • Third-Degree Felony
      Fines of up to $10,000; prison time up to 10 years
    • Second-Degree Felony
      Fines of up to $10,000; prison time of up to 20 years
    • First-Degree Felony
      Fines of up to $10,000; up to life in prison

    Can You Go to Jail for Indecent Exposure in Texas?

    Indecent exposure is a serious criminal offense in the state. It is a crime to expose your genitals to another person in a public place or in a way that is likely to be seen by others.

    Indecent exposure is a misdemeanor in Texas, and it is punishable by up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $4,000.

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