Sexually motivated crimes are often funneled to specially trained prosecutors in the Special Victims Unit of the District Attorney’s Office in Fort Worth in Tarrant County, TX. These specially trained prosecutors focus on sexually motivated crimes against Tarrant County’s children, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.
The most commonly prosecuted sexually motivated crimes in Tarrant County can include: Cases in the Special Victim Unit including physical and sexual abuse of children, production and distribution of child pornography, and crimes against the elderly and persons with disabilities.
The different types of felony and misdemeanor sexual offenses prosecuted in Texas can include the following:
- Sexual Abuse of Children
- Prostitution / Solicitation
- Aggravated Sexual Assault
- Child Pornography
- Production and Distribution of Child Pornography
- Crimes Against the Elderly and Disabled
- Indecent Exposure
- Public Lewdness
- Online Solicitation of a Minor
- Continuous Sexual Abuse of Young Child or Children
- Violation of Civil Commitment Order of Sexually Violent Predator
- Failure to Comply with Registration Requirements
- Indecency with a Child
- Improper Relationship between Educator and Student
- Improper Photography or Visual Recording
Attorneys for Sex Crimes in Fort Worth, TX
If you were charged with a sexually motivated crime then you need an aggressive criminal defense attorney. We fight false allegations by filing and litigating pre-trial motions to suppress evidence or dismiss the charges.
Many of these offenses can result in being required to register as a sex offender. Sexually motivated offenses also come with minimum mandatory prison sentences and steep fines. Contact us for a consultation to find out what you need to do today to protect yourself against a false allegation.
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Sex Crimes Additional Resources
Special Victims Unit of the DA’s Office in Tarrant County – The Special Victims Unit of the District Attorney’s Office in is focused on the prosecution of crimes committed against Tarrant County’s children, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Cases in the Special Victim Unit include physical and sexual abuse of children, production and distribution of child pornography, and crimes against the elderly and persons with disabilities.
Texas Penal Code – Sex Crimes – This link is the Texas Penal Code in the Texas Statutes, which contains the laws regarding sexual offenses in Texas. This link is direct to Chapter 21, which defines many sex crimes, including public indecency, indecency with a child, and public lewdness.
The Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers – This national organization’s goal is to prevent sexual abuse through education, learning, and shared research on public policies and community strategies, and endorses effective treatment and management of sex offenders.
Texas Sex Offender Registration Program – This link provides information on Texas’ sex offender registration program and includes information on registration requirements, frequently asked questions, and access to lookup sex offenders throughout Dallas County.
Find a Tarrant County Sex Crimes Attorney | Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy
Contact the Law Offices of Richard C. McConathy today for a consultation about your alleged sex offense throughout Tarrant County in Texas. Richard McConathy is an experienced criminal defense attorney who will help you create your best legal strategy and make every effort to have your charges reduced or even dismissed.
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Felony Sexual Assault FAQs
No, the investigating officer is most likely a very skilled interrogator and could trap you in argument. Nor should you agree to any DNA testing without a warrant being presented to you. At this point you need to contract a lawyer to help you.
Depending on the outcome of your case, Yes. Based on your charge, you could have to register as a sex offender for life or if a lower category of sex offense as long as ten years.
Depending on your charge, Yes.
In certain situations, the court can order bond conditions that can limit your ability to be around children, including your own children without some type of supervision. This can go as far as requiring that you not be allowed to reside at any location children are staying. These restrictions can remain even after the case is finished if you are required to register as a sex offender or as a condition of any probation you receive.
Polygraph exams have never been proven to the courts to be reliable. As such, the District Attorney can give little to no value in deciding to prosecute your case if they see they have other sources of evidence to convict you.