Sugar Land Attorney For Sexual Assault Criminal Defense

If you are being investigated for, accused of, or charged with a sexual offense, you should not speak to anyone without speaking to a lawyer first to learn your rights. Sexual crimes can be extremely sensitive, delicate and complicated. Some may require extensive investigation. It is critical to hire an attorney as soon as possible. Usually time is of the essence for one seeking legal representation for a sex crime or computer sex-based offense involving minors. It is important to immediately begin developing a strategy tailored to your particular case. Contact David Kiatta, a lawyer in Sugar Land via email or call his office to schedule a free, one hour, office visit at (713) 785-8005. David is an attorney located in Sugar Land and practices in Fort Bend County Court Harris County Court, Galveston County Court, Wharton County Court and Montgomery, Brazoria, Waller County Courts.

 

Sexual crimes include many offenses such as rape, aggravated sexual assault, indecency with a child, indecent exposure, promotion of prostitution, child pornography and more. Many of these offenses can keep you in prison for life or require you to register as a sex offender for the rest of your life. It is crucial that you get legal representation of an experienced criminal defense attorney. Contacting an attorney as soon as possible can keep you protected from an unjust result.

Sex Offender Registration

Many offenses require people to register as a “sex offender.” The length of registration can vary from ten years to life. Those required to register as a sex offender will face many obstacles long after they are released from confinement or complete community supervision. Also, sex offenders are often required to register when they travel to other counties on a temporary basis. If you don’t want to labeled as a sex offender or predator, then contact attorney David Kiatta via email or call his office to schedule a free, one hour, office visit.

False Accusations

False accusations are very common in sexual crimes. Whether the allegation is by a child or an adult, it is extremely difficult to overcome. If you find yourself the victim of false accusations, contact attorney David Kiatta via email or call his office to schedule a free, one hour, office visit.

Child Pornography

The Internet is a common method for sending and obtaining child pornography. Child pornography is illegal and prosecuted with a vengeance. If accused of crimes involving child pornography, you must have an experienced and effective criminal defense attorney.

Federal law (18 U.S.C.A. §2256) defines child pornography as a visual depiction of sexually explicit conduct that involves a minor or an identifiable minor. A minor is any person under the age of eighteen. An identifiable minor is someone who was a minor when the image was created. This includes images used to create the depiction of sexual activity (for example, by digitally editing a picture). The definition of sexually explicit conduct includes sexual intercourse, masturbation, bestiality, sadistic or masochistic acts, or the lascivious exhibition of the genitals or pubic area . . .

Federal law prohibits the possession, importation, mailing, or transmission of child pornography. A person who sells or distributes child pornography may be sentenced to a prison term of five to fifteen years. Possession of child pornography is punishable by up to five years in prison for each instance of pornographic material.

Texas makes possession of child pornography a crime in Penal Code section 43.26. It is a punishable from two to ten years in prison to possess child pornography. It is punishable from two to twenty years in prison to promote or possess with intent to promote child pornography.If you are being investigated for, accused of, or charged with a sexual offense, you should not speak to anyone without speaking to a lawyer first to learn your rights. Sexual crimes can be extremely sensitive, delicate and complicated. Some may require extensive investigation. It is critical to hire an attorney as soon as possible. Usually time is of the essence for one seeking legal representation for a sex crime or computer sex-based offense involving minors. It is important to immediately begin developing a strategy tailored to your particular case. Contact David Kiatta, an attorney in Sugar Land via email or call his office to schedule a free, one hour, office visit at (713) 785-8005. David is an attorney in Fort Bend County and an attorney in Harris County, Galveston, Wharton, Montgomery, Brazoria, Waller and Across Texas.