If Framed For Child Molestation, You May Be Required to Register As a Sex Offender

January 1, 2014

Child molestation is considered an abhorrent crime, and can include everything from inappropriate touching to child sexual abuse. Charges of child molestation can haunt an individual for a lifetime, even when the allegations are unfounded in nature.

There are a number of sanctions that can be imposed on an individual who is charged with child molestation. According to the Texas Penal Code, a few of these sanctions can include:

  • Jail time
  • Fines
  • Mandatory sex offender counseling
  • Requirement to register as a sex offender
  • Restrictions on where an individual can live or work