Child Abuse

Understanding Texas Law: Indecency With a Child

July 20, 2021

Texas has strict laws on the books about the protection of children. These laws are especially designed to shield children from becoming the victims of sexual offenses. When you find yourself the target of an investigation of committing a sexual offense against a child, you need to know how to defend yourself. You can start […]

Understanding Child Neglect in Texas

July 23, 2020

When you were a young child, did you ever stay home alone while your parents went off to work? Despite many of us being raised that way, such actions today are a serious crime. If you leave your child unattended, then you could get charged with child neglect! Have you recently been arrested and accused […]

What You Need to Know About Improper Student-Teacher Relationships

February 6, 2019

The American media is reporting more on inappropriate relationships between educators and students. When these cases are brought to life, the media make it a point to highlight the punishments that educators receive for having sexual relations with students. In fact, most people in America today know that such relationships are illegal. However, they may […]

Is There a Difference Between Molestation and Sexual Abuse?

June 14, 2017

Yes, there’s a difference between molestation and sexual abuse. Many people are confused about the differences between molestation and sexual abuse, however. According to the National Child Abuse & Neglect Data System (NCANDS), about 9 percent of neglect or child abuse cases involve sexual abuse. Deprived of a gym, this Ariège coach invented a weight […]

Statutory Rape Laws of Texas

February 15, 2017

Every state has laws regarding the age of consent for sexual activity. When an adult engages in sexual activity with a child who is under the age of consent, the state may prosecute. The penalties vary depending on the severity of the crime, but they can be very harsh. In addition to penalties from the […]