In Texas, an individual may be charged with indecency with a child if he or she engages in sexual contact with a child under the age of 17. Charges may also be brought if an individual exposes his or her genitals to the child, or causes the child to do so. Touching a child in a sexual way through his or her clothing can also be classified as indecency with a child.
If you have been accused of any action that constitutes indecency with a child charges, it is critical to take immediate legal action. These are serious charges that can have serious consequences, including imprisonment and mandatory lifetime sex offender registration.
The attorneys at Shook & Gunter defend individuals who have been charged with indecency with a child and other sex crimes against children in Texas. If you are interested in learning how we can help you, please contact our Dallas-based law firm to schedule a free consultation.
We will thoroughly investigate the charges and build your defense case accordingly. Possible defenses to indecency with a child charges include:
- Marriage to individual under the age of 17
- False allegations of sexual contact
- Medical necessity
- Mistaken identity
Free Consultation · Contact a Dallas Indecency With a Child Lawyer
If you have been charged with indecency with a child in Texas, do not delay contacting an attorney. To schedule a free consultation where you can learn about your criminal defense options, please Contact us online or call 214-850-9229 .