Sexual assault is a very serious offense in the State of Texas. A person can be charged with sexual assault of an adult or a minor under the age of seventeen.
Such allegation can become aggravated if the person accused:
- Causes serious bodily injury; or
- Attempts to cause the death of the victim or another person in the course of the same criminal episode; or
- By acts or words places the victim in fear that any person will become the victim of an offense under §20A(a)(3), (4), (7), or (8); or
- Causes the death, serious bodily injury, or kidnapping of any person; or
- Uses or exhibits a deadly weapon in the course of the same criminal episode; or
- With the intent of facilitating the commission of the offense, administers or provides the victim with any substance capable of impairing the victim’s ability to appraise the nature of the act or to resist the act; or
- Is accused of sexually assaulting an elderly individual or disabled individual.
Sexual assault is a felony in the state of Texas and the penalties for such charge will depend on the specific crime alleged to have been committed.
If you are charged with sexual assault of an adult or a minor under the age of seventeen, or aggravated sexual assault of an adult or a minor under the age of seventeen, contact Alexandria Cazares-Perez for more information by calling (214)635-3509, or sending a message on our website: https://cazaresperez.com/contact/.
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