At one time, rape laws were written in a way that enforced a certain concept of sexual assault.
For example, in order for sexual activity to be considered rape, the victim had to put forth a considerable amount of resistance or struggle.
We are often able to favorably resolve sex crime cases quickly and quietly, without the need for trial.
SCHEDULE YOUR FREE CONSULTATION Most sex offenses in Texas are considered felonies under state law.
We can apply decades of experience and extensive knowledge of Texas sex criminal law to your case, ensuring the best possible outcome.
It is the one factor that distinguishes legal sexual activity from rape.
In Texas, consent is defined as an agreement to engage in sexual activity. It is not enough for a person to agree to sexual activity to make it legal.
Despite its name, sexual assault does not have to include actual physical violence to be illegal.
Sexual assault can take place through the use of threatened violence, coercion or through the use of alcohol or drugs.