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  • What is the Age of Consent in Texas?

    It’s not uncommon for people 5, 10 or 20 years apart to meet, fall in love and develop a deep relationship based on mutual affection and trust. After all, this has been happening for thousands of years. If the younger partner is 18 or older, he or she is free to date who they please. On the other hand, when it’s someone under the age of 18 and a legal adult, the romantic relationship can be ...
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  • Can I Be Deported for DWI?

    Driving while intoxicated (DWI) under Sec. 49.04 of the Texas Penal Code is the one offense that is commonly committed by everyday people and Texas especially, has a big problem with people who drink and drive. According to the Texas Department of Transportation , “About every 20 minutes in Texas, someone is hurt or killed in a crash involving alcohol.” TxDOT continues, “Don’t drink and drive.” If ...
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  • Five Common Internet Crimes

    While the Internet has provided all of the benefits of near-instantaneous information exchange, it has also become an avenue for a sharp rise in non-violent crimes, and even has been attributed as a factor in the rise of certain violent crimes as well. Thus, nearly every state as well as the federal government have developed stringent and highly-specialized sets of laws governing the use of this ...
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  • Is It Still Statutory Rape If the Victim Lied About Their Age?

    If you have found yourself in a situation where you thought that you were engaging in intimate acts with a consenting adult, only to find out that they were actually a minor, your future could be at risk. According to the statutory rape laws in Texas, it is illegal to engage in sexual acts with a person under the age of 17 under any circumstances—even if that person was a willing participant. So ...
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  • When Is Sex Illegal In Texas?

    When an individual engages in sexual activities in violation of state or federal law, he or she could be facing serious sex crime charges and penalties. Having consensual sexual intercourse is not a crime here in Texas. Having sexual intercourse or engaging in unwanted sexual acts without an individual's prior consent or through the use of physical force, threats, coercion, violence or ...
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  • What Challenges Exist for an Offender of Child Sexual Abuse?

    Any crime of a sexual nature committed here in Fort Worth or the rest of the state will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. While it is true that convicted sex crime offenders do have a difficult road ahead, there is no question that the challenges which exist for an offender of child sexual abuse are significantly more difficult to bear. Even in cases involving juvenile sex offenders, ...
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