Under Texas law, lawmakers and judges refer to this offense as super aggravated sexual assault of a child.
Super aggravated sexual assault of a child occurs when a person over the age of 17 assaults a child under the age of six or if the accused used force, violence or caused great bodily injury in the course of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 14.
Super aggravated sexual assault of a child is one of the sex crimes against children that is punishable under Jessica’s Act. Upon conviction, a person will face a mandatory minimum of 25 years in prison without the possibility of probation or parole. Once released, the convicted sex offender must register as such for the rest of his or her life.
If you or a loved one has been charged super aggravated sexual assault of a child, it is imperative that you seek the assistance of an experienced sex crimes defense attorney immediately. Call the Law Offices of Ned Barnett today to schedule a free and confidential review of your case.
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