Sexual Assault of a Child

Arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child in Houston?

Call Jack B. Carroll; A Board Certified® Criminal Law Attorney

Sexual Assault of a ChildSexual assault of a child is classified as a felony offense in the state of Texas which can result in a lengthy prison sentence for individuals adjudged as guilty in the court of law. Although a number of people accused of the offense are liable, a number of innocent people in the Houston area have been accused of sexual assault of a child for numerous reasons.

Sometimes, overly cautious parents will accuse someone of sexual assault of a child and the same is true of over-zealous spouses during child custody battles. Other times, teachers are accused of improper relationships with students which can lead to criminal charges of sexual assault of a child. Regardless of the circumstances of the situation, if you’re facing criminal charges for a sex crime in Houston you’ll need qualified legal representation. Your life will depend on it.

Jack B. Carroll & Associates has extensive experience defending individuals accused of sexual assault of a child. Whether the allegation is false or justified and depending on the circumstances of the incident, our legal team will provide a range of solutions for you to consider.

Texas Law & Sexual Assault of a Child

Sexual assault of a child cases are normally classified as Aggravated Sexual Assault unless the child was subject to continuous sexual abuse, in which case the accused will be charged with Continuous Sexual Assault of a Child.

Regardless of which criminal charge is applied to your case, the offense is classified as a First Degree Felony in the state of Texas which carries criminal penalties that include a lifetime sex offender registration requirement, a $10,000.00 fine, and 5-to-99 year prison sentence.

If the victim was under the age of 6, or if violence was initiated to compel the compliance of a child under the age of 14, a 25-year mandatory minimum prison sentence must be served prior to any consideration of parole.

Sexual assault of a child cases are serious matters that are best left in the hands of experienced counsel. If you need to talk with Jack about your case, call our office directly at 713-228-4607.

Accused of Sexual Assault of a Child?

Call Jack B. Carroll, Houston Sex Crimes Lawyer

Attorney Jack B. CarrollEven guilty people make mistakes and may have to serve some prison time, but it doesn’t mean they need to serve 25 years to learn their lesson when 5 years and probation will do the trick.

Furthermore, just because a person is guilty doesn’t mean they can be convicted in the court of law.

If you’re guilty of sexual assault of a child, you’ll need the best lawyer you can find. If you’re innocent, you’ll need an even better lawyer.

Jack B. Carroll & Associates is led by Attorney Jack B. Carroll; a Board Certified® Texas criminal-law attorney that’s been fighting on behalf of the accused since 1990. If you’re ready to schedule a meeting to review your case, call 713-228-4607 immediately.

You need someone in your corner. Call us. It’s what we do.

Houston Sexual Assault of a Child Lawyer

Jack B. Carroll & Associates