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Houston Sexual Assault Attorney

Sexual assault is a felony crime under Texas law. Due to the nature of the crime and the violence involved, the penalties imposed are extensive, with consequences that can last a lifetime. With all of this hanging in the balance that is why you need to get the best sexual assault lawyer Houston has to offer to defend you.


A person accused of sexual assault could be facing various levels of charges, including:

  • Aggravated sexual assault
  • Date rape
  • Use of drugs to render a victim unconscious to commit sexual assault
  • Sexual assault of a child
  • Sexual abuse of a child
  • Sexual assault involving with a deadly weapon
  • Sexual assault of a disabled or elderly person
  • Coerced sexual assault

After a Conviction for Sexual Assault

A convicted person will be facing further consequences once the prison term is completed which could include:

  • Restitution to the victim
  • Requirement to attend sex offender classes
  • Anger management classes
  • Community service
Sexual Assault Attorney Houston

Defending Charges of Sexual Assault

DNA and scientific evidence are often used in building a prosecutor’s case. This is complex scientific evidence that requires a full understanding regarding chain of custody of evidence, laboratory processes, and evaluation of scientific data. Challenging this evidence requires assistance from a criminal defense attorney who has a great deal of experience with forensic science.

Former Prosecutor: James Alston

James Alston is an attorney with a background in mental health who has extensive experience as a prosecutor with the Harris County DA’s office. This experience allows him to fully understand how the prosecution will develop a case to present at trial, and how to identify the weak points that could be successfully challenged.

Whether in cross-examining a witness, or challenging scientific evidence, or revealing rights violations by police, you can trust him to go the distance in developing a compelling, well-presented case on your behalf.

He Said – She Said: False Sexual Assault Accusations

In cases in which a sexual assault charge is based upon accusations from the alleged victim, it is a difficult situation. A consensual sexual encounter may be characterized as an assault, with DNA evidence to support the charge. Attorney James Alston has a background in the mental health field and is very aware of the types of personal issues that could lead a person to falsely accused another of sexual assault, including:

  • Jealousy
  • Fear
  • Revenge
  • A pending relationship breakup
  • Divorce
  • Mental health troubles

To create a successful defense case to present to a jury requires experience, confidence, and legal acumen. If you have been falsely accused of sexual assault, contact Houston sexual assault lawyer, Attorney James Alston today. His experience includes:

  • Eight years serving as a prosecutor in the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, with two and a half years serving as a prosecutor in the Child Abuse Division
  • Board-certified in criminal law
  • Works directly with you on your case and won’t turn you over to an associate or assistant.
  • Focuses on extensive investigations into every aspect of the case to reveal the truth in support of his clients.

Call Today for Help.

If you are facing charges of sexual assault, you need a criminal defense lawyer who you can trust to fight, and who has the experience to challenge even the most convincing evidence. Call James Alston Law today for help.

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