Sexual Assault of A Child

Allegations of having sexually assaulted a child can severely impact your life even before you are presented before a judge.  Being accused of such a crime can alienate your friends and family, ruin your professional career and be devastating your good reputation. Anyone charged with sexual assault on a child needs to contact the experienced sex crime lawyers at the Law Office of James Alston immediately.

Sexual Assault Crimes in Houston

There are many different circumstances that can be considered sexual assault on a child. According to the Texas Penal Code, any sexual behavior that can be portrayed as harmful to a child’s well-being, whether it is physical, mental, or psychological, can be classified as sexual assault to a child.  The most common types of child sexual assault activities are:

  • Inappropriate touching
  • Sexual intercourse
  • Prostitution involving a child
  • Any type of child pornography including merely the possession of such items on a computer or disk drive
  • General lewd behavior which involves a child

Penalties for Sexual Assault of a Child

The penalties for these kinds of activities can be severe. In addition to long prison terms and severe fines, registration in a database of sex offenders may be required. However, an experienced Houston sexual assault on a child lawyer may be able to reduce charges or have then dropped altogether.  The professionals at the Law Office of James Alston will fight to protect your rights and keep your good reputation.

Experience in Child Assault Crimes

Mr. Alston has experience working as a prosecutor for the Harris County District Attorney’s Office in the Division of Child Abuse. Attorney Alston understands the system from the side of the prosecutors. He is aware of the methods that prosecutors use in order to be successful against defendants and uses this knowledge to fight for the rights of his clients.

Contact a Sexual Assault of a Child Lawyer

Attorney James Alston has extensive knowledge concerning all aspects of child sexual assault. Anyone who faces sexual assault on a child charges in Houston should contact the Law Office of James Alston as soon as possible to begin the defense process.

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Houston Criminal Lawyer James Alston represents clients in the Houston area, including Pasadena, Sugar Land, Missouri City, Channelview, Conroe, Galveston, Angleton, Richmond, Rosenberg, Beaumont, Galveston County, Ft. Bend County, Montgomery County, Brazoria County, Harris County and Jefferson County in Texas.