aggravated sexual assault in texas

Aggravated Sexual Assault in Texas: Laws and Penalties

December 28, 2016

The Texas Penal Code has an independent definition for aggravated sexual assault that is separate from sexual assault or aggravated assault. Although aggravated assault is an independent offense, it has elements of aggravated assault and sexual assault offenses. The punishment for aggravated sexual assault is more severe than for other kinds of sexual assault.