Sex Crimes

  • Penalties for Solicitation of Prostitution in Texas

    … The act of exchanging sex for money is strictly illegal in Texas. The crime is called solicitation of prostitution. If convicted of solicitation of prostitution, the offender faces significant fines and time behind bars. Recognize that a conviction for solicitation of prostitution can affect the rest of your life. You will have a criminal record that can more > The post Penalties for Solicitation of Prostitution in Texas appeared first on The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp. …

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  • How The New Texas “Campus Amnesty Law” Will Impact Sexual Assault

    … Sexual assault, commonly referred to as rape, is a serious crime in Texas. A sexual assault crime occurs when an individual knowingly and intentionally commits a prohibited sexual activity under Texas sexual assault laws without a victim’s consent. The state of Texas severely punishes those who commit sexual assault. Two new laws, State Bill 968 (SB more > The post How The New Texas “Campus Amnesty Law” Will Impact Sexual Assault appeared first on The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp. …

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  • Legal Consequences for Sex in Public in Texas

    … that the offender obtains testing for HIV as well as other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The person may willingly submit or be required to submit to testing. Results of testing are sent to the victim. Legal Penalties If convicted of public lewdness, a Class A misdemeanor, penalties range from a small fine to jail time of up to one year plus a $4,000…

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  • Public Urination and Texas Laws

    … with the intent to provide or promote sexual gratification, you may be convicted of a sex crime. If you’re considered a repeat offender, chances are higher than you’ll be a registered sex offender for the rest of your life. That will affect where you can work and, as above, where you’re allowed to live. Hire a Defense Attorney Even if you’re charged…

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  • Fact and Fiction: Prostitution

    … Fact and Fiction: Prostitution Posted by Matthew Sharp under Sex Crimes November 18, 2015 Prostitution Facts in Texas The crime of prostitution is unique because it has existed for centuries. Sometimes called “the world’s oldest profession“, the act of selling sex for money occurs throughout the world and Texas is no exception. Over the years…

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  • Texas Statutory Rape Laws and Penalties

    … Texas Statutory Rape Laws and Penalties Posted by Matthew Sharp under Sex Crimes June 11, 2015 In Texas, statutory rape is defined as sexual activity between a person who is aged 18 or older and a person who is younger than 17 years of age. Under the law, this kind of sexual activity is illegal even if both parties give their consent to engage…

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  • Sex Sting Operations and Entrapment in Texas

    … Sex Sting Operations and Entrapment in Texas In Texas, law enforcement will sometimes engage in undercover sting operations in order to catch people in the act of soliciting prostitution. These sting operations may also be used to expose sex trafficking organizations or catch pimps. These operations usually work by using an undercover police…

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  • Continuous Sexual Abuse of a Child in Texas

    … of this crime or other sexually-based offenses in Texas will be required to register as a sex offender. This means that the convicted person will have to be entered in to a database that contains their name, their address and all of their personal information. They will have to report any changes in their address and may be legally barred from…

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  • What is the Texas Sex Offender Registry?

    … What is the Texas Sex Offender Registry? Posted by Matthew Sharp under Sex Crimes June 3, 2015 One of the penalties for sex crimes in Texas includes being entered into the sex offender registry. The registry is a database of personal information about every person who has been classified as a sex offender. In most cases, this information…

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