Houston Sex Crime Lawyer
More Than 25 Years of Professional Legal Experience
Sex crimes accusations are some of the most dangerous types of criminal allegations that you can face. These crimes come with heavy – if not permanent – legal penalties and devastating social stigma. My name is Ned Barnett, and I am the founding attorney at The Law Offices of Ned Barnett. My firm offers aggressive and understanding legal advocacy for sex crime defendants throughout the greater Houston area. As a former prosecutor, I bring a level of insight to the table that other defense lawyers cannot offer. To see what my firm can do for you, please call our office or fill out an online case evaluation form today.
What I Can Do For Your Case
As a former prosecutor at both state and federal levels, I provide clients with knowledgeable and professional legal representation in all types of sex crime accusations. Even though a sex crime charge can affect you professionally and personally,
you are innocent until proven guilty. It is my task to do all I can to protect your rights and aggressively defend your case.
Reasons to Choose My Firm:
- Rated AV® Preeminent™ by Martindale Hubbell
- Board Certified® Criminal Law Specialist
- Former prosecutor (state and federal levels)
Regardless of the circumstances of the crimes, you can trust that I will do everything possible to helping you protect your legal rights. I will always work tirelessly to apply the same level of professionalism and discretion. Many people do not realize that crimes such as indecent exposure or
public lewdness can be classified as a sex offense; however, under the law, they are.
If you are successfully convicted, you will find that you are facing life-altering consequences, including the possibility of registration as a sex offender.
Arrested? You Need a Lawyer Now
I recognize that avoiding a conviction is a top priority, as being found guilty of a sex crime charge can lead to mandatory sex offender registration and long prison sentences. It is therefore absolutely critical that you do not hesitate to contact my firm as soon as you realize that you have been criminally charged. The sooner that you get me involved, the faster that I will be able to begin investigating, drawing together evidence and building a defense towards protecting you.
Sex Crimes Committed Against a Child
Every sex crime accusation should be taken seriously, especially if the alleged victim is a child. While there is three year rule (someone over the age of 17 cannot be criminally charged if within three years of age of the victim, so long as the victim is not under the age of 14), the penalties that are associated with this type of crime are severe and will carry harsh and life-altering penalties.
If you have been charged with having sex with a minor,
indecency with a child,
molestation or even the
online solicitation of a minor, you can be confident knowing that I will go the distance in my efforts to protect your legal rights. Just some of the sex crimes against children that I can defend against include the following:
Why You Want a Former Prosecutor on Your Side
I am a former prosecutor with experience in state and federal courts. As such, I bring an unparalleled understanding of prosecution techniques and strategies. When you work my firm, I will use this knowledge to your advantage in the courtroom.
Houston, TX Criminal Lawyer for Sex Crime Defense
With the severity of the consequences in a conviction of a sex crime, choosing a seasoned defense attorney who is highly qualified with a reputation in criminal defense should be your top consideration. It is important to select an attorney as soon as possible, in order to control the situation from the outset. My firm concentrates on studying the facts of the case and determining the best course of action for defending you in court.
In many sex crime charges, there are false accusations due to a divorce or other situation that is underlying the allegation. Being falsely accused can gravely impact your life and must be defended aggressively. With my office working energetically on your behalf, I will ensure you are treated with the respect and dignity you deserve. I am available for evening and weekend appointments in order to discuss your case and to better serve you in your time of need.
Contact a Houston sex crime lawyer from my firm for the aggressive and experienced legal representation you deserve.
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