Being accused of a sexual crime in the state of Texas brings with it detrimental effects to your social, professional, and financial well-being, while also having the very real potential of an extended prison sentence and costly fines.
The sad truth is that many of these cases involve innocent individuals who have been subjected to false or exaggerated charges. With the possibility of being treated in an unfair and unjust manner, taking all precautions necessary to protect your reputation and freedom should be very high on your priority list.
Working with a qualified criminal defense attorney will immediately give you the legal resources and representation that will allow you to approach this difficult situation in the most productive way possible, increasing your chances for a reduction in charges or complete dismissal.
Texas Child Sexual Abuse Attorney
The longer you wait to build a defense strategy, the more time you give the prosecution to build a case against you. Regardless of the circumstances surrounding your case, it is important to explore your legal options and work with an attorney who has the experience and legal knowledge to frame an effective defense for you.
Stuckle & Associates PLLC has decades of combined experience working with those falsely accused of sexual crimes and has a strong track record of helping people beat the charges levied against them. Dedicated to protecting you individual rights, Paul Stuckle has your best interest in mind and will do all that he can to find solution to your legal problems in an efficient and timely manner.
The legal team at Stuckle & Associates PLLC focuses on sexual crimes, including child sexual abuse, child molestation, continuous sexual abuse of a child, sexual performance by a child, indecency with a child, child pornography, online solicitation of a minor and statutory rape.
In addition, they also work with those accused of domestic or family crimes, such as domestic violence, continuous violence against the family, kidnapping, aggravated kidnapping, abandoning or endangering a child, enticing a child from custody and violation of protective order.
Call (972) 423-4405 or send an online message to schedule a free and confidential consultation to go over the specifics of your case, along with discussing your options going forward.
Types of Sex Crimes in Texas
The 1994 Texas Penal Code sets out several different types of sexual offenses including:
- §43.26 – Possession or Promotion of Child Pornography
- §43.251 – Employment Harmful to Children
- §43.25 – Sexual Performance by a Child
- §43.24 – Sale, Distribution, or Display of Harmful Material to Minor (Under 18)
- §43.23 – Obscenity
- §43.22 – Obscene Display or Distribution
- §43.05 – Compelling Prostitution
- §43.04 – Aggravated Promotion of Prostitution
- §43.03 – Promotion of Prostitution
- §43.02 – Prostitution
- §43.25 (Sexual Performance by Child)
- §25.02 – Prohibited Sexual Conduct
- §22.021 – Aggravated Sexual Assault
- § 21.02 - Continuous sexual abuse of a Child
- §21.011 – Sexual Assault
- §21.15 – Improper Photography or Visual Recording
- §21.12 – Improper Relationship between Educator and Student
- §21.11 – Indecency with a Child (under 17 years of age)
- §21.08 – Indecent Exposure
- §21.07 – Public Lewdness
- §20.04 – Aggravated Kidnapping
- §22.021 (Aggravated Sexual Assault)
- §22.011 (Sexual Assault),
- §21.11 (Indecency with a Child),
- §15.031 – Criminal Solicitation of a Minor (Under 17)
Regions Within Texas
- Collin County
- Dallas County
- Tarrant County
- Parker County
- Kaufman County
- Johnson County
- Ellis County
- Denton County
- Harris County
- Bexar County
- Travis County
- Nueces County
Texas Court and Legal Resources
United States Department of Justice – this website focuses on providing information on the legal process, along with your rights as a United States citizen. It also has information on all relevant agencies and records requests.
United States District Court (Northern District of Texas) – This website contains information on the judge and the functions of the court. Included are resources on civil and criminal rules, along with relevant addresses and numbers for the clerk's office and the pretrial office.U.S. District Court
Northern District of Texas
1100 Commerce St., Room 1452
Dallas, Texas 75242
Texas Department of Public Safety - Sex Offender Registry: This site contains resources on the official TXDPS-Sex Offender Registry Program, and offers information and details about requirements for sex offender registration.
Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers – The ASTSA is a multi-national organization dedicated to preventing sexual abuse. It promotes evidence based practice, public policy and community strategies that lead to the effective assessment, treatment and management of individuals who have been sexually abuse or are at risk of abuse.
Fighting Sex Crime Allegations in Texas
The attorneys at Stuckle & Associates PLLC are committed to preserving the right of an individual to a fair trial. They also understand the severe anxiety and concern you have about your future after being accused of such charges. Unlike most criminal defense firms, Stuckle & Associates PLLC focuses on cases involving false or exaggerated charges of family violence or sexual crimes across Texas. This means that you will be working with an attorney who is experienced with sensitive and complex legal situations, such as the one you may be facing.
Based in North Texas, the law firm is proud to continue its defense of the futures of people unfairly charged with domestic violence, child sexual abuse, and other sex crimes. They believe in the criminal justice system; however, an innocent person behind bars due to exaggerated or false charges is not the way the system was originally designed. Their fierce representation of individuals extends to those facing charges in Plano, Dallas, Fort Worth, Arlington and across the state to Houston, Austin, San Antonio and other cities.
Call (972) 423-4405 to schedule a risk-free consultation to go over the specifics of your case with the legal team at Stuckle & Associates PLLC today. The legal team proudly represents individuals in the Texas counties of Collin, Dallas, Tarrant, Travis, Williamson, Bell, Harris, Galveston, Fort Bend, Montgomery, Bexar, Nueces, Victoria, El Paso, Crockett, Lubbock, Castro and Sabine, among others.