Houston Sexual Assault of a Child Lawyer | Attorney Greg Tsioros
Sexual Assault of a Child Defense in Houston: Brazoria, Ft. Bend, Galveston, Harris & Montgomery Counties
One of the most serious charges one can ever face is the accusation of sexual assault of a child. Not only is your reputation at stake, a charge of this nature can cause strain and irreparable damage to your friends, family and colleagues. Before your case is even tried, your community may have stuck you with the label “pedophile.” You need a strong defense to fight back against these charges. Greg Tsioros is an experienced Houston child assault lawyer who will fight to protect your innocence and freedom.
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Sexual Assault of a Child in Houston
There are various crimes that can be considered as sexual assault on a child. Any sort of sexual act that causes physical, mental or emotional harm to a child can be classified as sexual assault. Some acts that are considered sexual assault of a child include:
- Child pornography
- Inappropriate physical conduct, such as fondling
- Lewd behavior in the presence of a child
- Indecent exposure
Child Sexual Assault Attorney
Being found guilty of sexual assault on a child carries severe penalties. Most sexual crimes involving minor children are classified as felonies. In Texas, the legislature has enacted several laws called Ashley’s Laws to ensure that those convicted of sexually assaulting a child be detained for no less than half of their prison sentence before being considered for possible parole. Other penalties and requirements of a child sexual assault conviction include:
- Automatic life sentence for two felony child sexual assault convictions
- Third-degree felonies, such as indecent exposure, can result in 2-10 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000
- First-degree felonies, such as aggravated sexual assault on a child, are punishable by up to 99 years in prison and a $10,000 fine
- Registration as a convicted sex offender for life
- Mandatory treatment within the state of Texas
Houston Lawyer Greg Tsioros
Such serious charges deserve a strong and experienced defense. Greg Tsioros stands ready with full knowledge of how the justice system works. He will explain to you in detail what your legal rights are and assist you in gathering information that can be used in your defense. If you find yourself facing a charge of child sexual assault, do not wait to contact Greg Tsioros. The Law Office of Greg Tsioros will quickly move in to ensure that your rights are not violated. Far too often these cases are flung into the public eye via media reports making it more difficult to ensure a fair trial for the accused. Mr. Tsioros knows what prosecutors look for and will prepare an aggressive defense. His goal is a successful outcome for you, be it a reduction of charges or having the case dismissed. Don’t let a charge of sexual assault of a child ruin your reputation.
Call The Law Office of Greg Tsioros for a free consultation: (832) 752-5972
Take the first step to putting your legal matters behind you.