Search Results for: sexual assault

Sexual Assault No Billed in Tarrant County

Tarrant County Grand Jury No Bills Client’s Sexual Assault Charge


Second Degree Felony Sexual Assault Case No Billed

Collin County Grand Jury No Bills Client in Rape Allegation


Internet Sex Crimes: Criminal Defense Overview of Texas Online Sexual Offenses

Internet sex crime charges can be filed in Texas based upon either state or federal law.  These cyber-crime sexual offenses frequently involve serious felony charges, where those convicted of online sexual offenses face lengthy incarcerations as well as fines and mandatory registration as a sex offender. Considering how heinous even a rumor that someone is…


The Crime of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child, Texas Penal Code 21.02(c) Part Two of Two: Is Texas’ Version of Jessica’s Law Unconstitutional?

Criminal Defense Discussion of Constitutional Challenges to Texas’ Version of Jessica’s Law Recently a petitioner took his case to the highest court in the land, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), asking the High Court to consider whether or not the Texas statute enacting the Lone Star State’s version of Jessica’s Law violates…


The Crime of Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child, Texas Penal Code 21.02(c): Part One of Two

Criminal Defense Overview of Texas’ Version of Jessica’s Law In February 2005, a nine-year-old girl named Jessica Lunsford was abducted from her bed in her family home’s in Homosassa, Florida.  Her body was discovered buried in a shallow grave, shrouded in a garbage bag, behind the mobile home where a neighbor named John Evander Couey…


Rand Paul Has 5 Broken Ribs:  Simple Assault in Texas

Right now, you probably know that Senator Rand Paul was attacked by his next-door neighbor while mowing his lawn on a Friday afternoon.  News reports are Dr. Paul suffered injuries that are much more serious than originally reported. Apparently, he remains hospitalized today after suffering five broken ribs and damage to his lung.  It may…


Arrested then Assaulted in Texas: Jailers and Guards Caught on Video

The suicide of 28-year-old Sandra Bland got lots of people talking about the goings-on in local jails here in Texas. Ms. Bland died last July in the Waller County Jail, and the autopsy concluded that she committed suicide by hanging. Sandra Bland had said some things that should have warned her jailers that she was…


HAPPY HOLIDAYS: LET’S TALK ASSAULT CHARGES FROM A DALLAS CRIMINAL DEFENSE PERSPECTIVE

Thanksgiving is two weeks away; New Year’s Eve is 49 days from today. We’re right in the middle of the 2015 Holiday Season. And with it, from a criminal defense perspective, the spotlight shifts to reports of police arrests for assault. All different kinds of assault. It’s true that this time of year does seem…


FAMILY VIOLENCE AND ASSAULT OFFENSES: LEGAL PROCEDURE GUIDE

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions of a Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer on Domestic Violence  I am routinely asked to provide answers to questions on so called Family Violence cases. Somebody called the police and you got arrested. You may or may not have given a statement to police officer. You may or may not have…


Family Violence/ Domestic Assault

Domestic Assault in Texas: Family Violence between Those Living in the Same Household In Texas, domestic assault is a crime of violence that involves any kind of physical altercation. Otherwise known as “family violence,” these are cases of battery or assault between two spouses or two roommates or even a child who gets into a…