Sexual assault, commonly known as rape, is a quite-serious offense that can lead to decades of jail time, and potentially even life in prison for repeat offenders or extreme cases.
Moreover, the stigma of being a convicted sex offender will follow you for the rest of your life. You will be required to register as a sex offender, and will be ineligible for criminal record expungement.
However, most sex crimes take place behind closed doors between two adults, and have no other witnesses. Moreover, the defendant and alleged victim often have very different viewpoints of what took place, making sexual assault cases particularly complicated.
Below, we cover common defense strategies Texas criminal defense attorneys use to fight sexual assault [...]