Houston Sexual Assault Charges

Get Defense from a Skilled Houston Sex Crime Attorney

Sexual assault charges can come with the strongest stigma - and the longest lasting consequences. One of the most devastating penalties is lifetime registration as a sex offender. This database will make your private information available to the public. If you have been accused of sexual assault, you need to retain the services of a qualified Houston criminal defense attorney immediately.

Sexual assault involves the use of violence or threats of violence and the following:

  • Vaginal sex
  • Anal sex
  • Oral sex

In many cases, charges are usually brought on by false accusations. No matter the circumstances, we can help you conduct a thorough investigation of important details in your case and work to build a compelling defense. Get started on your case today and explore your options with a Houston criminal defense lawyer.

Penalty Enhancements for Assault

You can expect particularly harsh penalties if the victim was a minor. If force, fear, violence, a deadly weapon or threats were involved, you will be charged with "aggravated assault."

You could be charged with "super aggravated assault" if any of the following factors were present:

  • The victim was younger than 6 years old
  • The victim was under 14 years old and was given drugs
  • The victim was under 14 years old and suffered bodily injury
  • The victim was under 14 years old and was in legitimate fear of their life

If you are convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child, you can face a 25 years to life sentence (without the possibility of parole). You could also face fines up to $10,000.

Speak with Our Houston Sex Crimes Lawyer About Your Charges

When you call The Law Office of Jason Luong, our Houston sex crime lawyer can review your case and explore your possible defense options. We know how much is at stake for you, and we will do everything possible to fight your charges. From identifying inconsistencies in police accounts to scrutinizing the victim's and witness testimony, we are ready to exhaust all of our resources to help you. Put our Houston criminal defense attorney's 15+ years of experience and our background as a former prosecutor to work for you today!

For a free initial consultation with our legal team at The Law Office of Jason Luong, call our firm at (713) 489-2009.

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