Few other crimes carry the high negative stigma that occurs when a person is accused of indecency with a child. The consequences of a conviction of this type of crime may be extremely far reaching. A conviction for indecency with a child will result in reduced employment opportunities, difficulty in pursuing further education and will limit the areas where a person may live. Because of the possible outcomes, someone who has been charged or believe they are about to be charged with this crime should contact an experienced criminal defense attorney for tough legal defense against sexual charges.
Have you been arrested for indecency with a child? A strong criminal defense lawyer is your best hope of staying out of prison and off of the sex offender registry. Contact the Law Office of Brett A. Podolsky for tough legal representation.
Attorney Brett Podolsky will be able to make immediate contact with both the District Attorney’s Office as well as the police department. The sooner an accused person contacts the Law Office of Brett A. Podolsky, the better the potential outcome. It is imperative that a person accused of indecency with a child not speak with the police or with prosecutors without consulting a criminal defense attorney.
For the purposes of this crime, Texas defines a child as a person who is less than 17 years of age. Indecency with a child may result from a broad range of alleged activities, including any of the following:
If a person has been accused of any of the above, there are several different strong defenses that exist. The accused can contact Brett Podolsky for a free consultation to discuss these possible defenses.
Persons who are convicted of indecency with a child will face second and third degree felonies. Penalties may include any combination of the following:
In addition to the above punishments, a person will be forced to register in the Texas Sex Offender Database. The sex offender registry is mandatory for these types of convictions and may seriously impact a person’s life.
Criminal defense attorney Brett Podolsky is experienced in defending all sexual assault charges, including indecency with a child. The people at the Law Office of Brett A. Podolsky understand that this is a potentially embarrassing charge and will work hard to prepare an aggressive and effective defense for their clients. Brett Podolsky will be able to evaluate the case and will fight for his clients to receive the best possible outcome. He will also help his clients to navigate the confusing processes of the criminal justice system.
Contact the Law Office of Brett A. Podolsky today at 713-227-0087 for a free consultation.