Charges of Aggravated Sexual Assault in Houston, Texas
Why You Should Choose the Law Offices of Billy Skinner
At the Law Offices of Billy Skinner, our legal team knows from first-hand experience just how deeply sexual assault allegations can affect the lives of the accused and their loved ones. With an overwhelming potential to result in life-altering repercussions, even if you are not convicted, these charges require a motivated and seasoned lawyer who is prepared to stand up on your behalf to protect your rights, reputation, and future well-being.
As former prosecutor and passionate Houston criminal defense lawyer, Attorney Billy Skinner is prepared to personally invest himself in your case and to fight relentlessly on your behalf. Our firm is proud to defend the legal rights of our clients, and is well-known throughout Harris County for being tough, tireless advocates.
That is because our firm was founded on several concrete principles:
- We care about our clients & are passionate about defending their future
- We believe that we serve REAL people with REAL problems
- We provide exemplary representation to everyone—not just the rich
- We stand up for the little person & fight without abandon
- We make ourselves accessible 24/7 to our clients
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Aggravating Circumstances & Heightened Penalties
Aggravated sexual assault charges are prosecuted when certain factors are allegedly involved in the commission of a sexual assault. According to § 22.021 of the Texas Penal Code, these factors include:
- Use of a deadly weapon
- Use of date rape drugs & other intoxicants
- Serious bodily injury to victim or witness
- Threats of serious bodily injury, kidnapping, or death
- Multiple offenders
- Victims under the age of 18
Although criminal penalties can vary depending on the unique circumstances involved, they are in every way life-changing. From fines, to long terms of imprisonment, to a permanent criminal record, to required sex offender registration, the consequences can be severe. When representing clients, our firm goes to extra mile to conduct investigations, gather evidence, and do everything possible to strengthen your defense. No matter what your case may bring, our goals are to have your charges fully dismissed or reduced substantially.
Protect Yourself by Contacting a Houston Defense Lawyer: (713) 600-7777
Our firm places an emphasis on swift action and immediate case preparation. As we know that more time can allow our legal team to thoroughly explore all of your available legal options, the sooner you bring your case to the attention of our firm the better. Take advantage of our case evaluations to discuss your case confidentially and at no charge or contact the Law Offices of Billy Skinner to begin working on your defense today.