Navarro County Indecency With a Child Attorney

Navarro County, TX

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If you’re looking for the best Navarro County Indecency With a Child attorney, then Paul Saputo and Nick Toufexis want to represent you. Award-winning lawyers Paul Saputo and Nick Toufeis relentlessly defend our clients in Navarro County Indecency With a Child cases, ensuring that the firm explores every possible available defense strategy.

The Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense team seeks to represent discerning clients who value our commitment to achieving outstanding results. Our attorneys have dedicated their careers to criminal defense and maintain an unwavering dedication to delivering expert representation.

We’re not just Navarro County Indecency With a Child lawyers. We are warriors fighting unjust and corrupt government prosecutions with a history of success and a reputation for tenacity, courage and legal ingenuity.

In addition to our notable high-profile victories, our history of success also includes inconspicuous representation of numerous high-profile clients. Indeed, many of our biggest wins involved disposing of these cases quietly and out of the sight of the public. Winning you case requires more than just advocating for you in the Corsicana courtrooms. As your Navarro County Indecency With a Child attorney, we advise you on the range of issues you will undoubtedly face throughout the criminal prosecution.

When Texas prosecutes you for the crime of Indecency With a Child, both your freedom and your reputation are at risk. Accordingly, the lawyers at Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense aim to not only win your case, but also keep your name out of the public eye. As a result of pushing the defense envelope for years, we have developed some of the best specialized tools for investigating sex crimes accusations and defending our clients throughout Texas.


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Choosing The Right Navarro County Indecency With a Child Lawyer Can Make A Huge Difference In Your Case Result

Why would you hire a former prosecutor? Surprisingly, some people believe that former prosecutors provide some special advantage. However, many of these attorneys seem to quickly push clients to a plea deal. If you really want someone who will fight for you or your loved one, get an attorney who has dedicated their life to protecting the accused.

At Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense, we are defense lawyers, first and foremost. We stake our reputation on bringing the fight to the state. We have never worked for the government and never will. Learn more about our team, awards, and some of our victories.

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How do I get an Indecency With a Child charge dropped in Navarro County, Texas?

In order to get an Indecency With a Child charge dropped in Navarro County, you must convince the state that they cannot prove at least one of the elements of the offense as it is defined in Penal Code §21.11. Our lawyers are experts in the Texas law regarding Indecency With a Child, and we leverage our legal knowledge to mount successful defenses to government prosecutions.

Thoroughly understanding both the Indecency With a Child statute and related case law contributes to effectively defending you in court. As part of our practice, we publish and regularly update a statutory resource guide covering all Texas Penal Code crimes. We analyze the Indecency With a Child statute in detail on the Indecency With a Child offense page. We also maintain our expertise by keeping up with the latest case law affecting Indecency With a Child cases in Navarro County.

Steinmann v. State

In Steinmann v. State, the Court of Appeals of Texas Tenth District Waco on June 14, 2017, addressed the appeal of Will Robert Claud Steinmann from his conviction in Navarro County for Indecency with a Child under Tex. Penal Code Ann. § 21.11(a)(1), resulting in a sentence of 13 years in prison. The appeal contested the admissibility of certain evidence, including a jail call recording and a photograph from a social media page, alleging errors in their admission. However, the court found that Steinmann’s objections at trial were insufficient to preserve any error regarding the jail call recording. Furthermore, the court determined that the objection to the photograph was waived as the information it contained was conveyed to the jury through other means.

Steinmann also raised issues with the trial court’s judgment, requesting modifications to accurately reflect the Penal Code section under which he was convicted and the correct date the judgment was entered. These requests were acknowledged as clerical mistakes, and the State concurred with the need for modification. The appellate court exercised its authority to correct and reform the judgment to accurately reflect the Penal Code section as 21.11(a)(1) and the correct judgment entry date.

The judgment was ultimately affirmed as reformed, addressing and overruling Steinmann’s issues on appeal. The case underscores the importance of specific objections at trial to preserve errors for appeal and illustrates the appellate court’s willingness to correct clerical errors in the judgment to reflect the trial’s accurate outcome.

Can I avoid sex offender registration if I’m facing Indecency with a Child charges?

Whether you are convicted or placed on deferred adjudication probation for Indecency with a Child, you will be required to register as a sex offender if you plead guilty. However, under Texas law, the amount of time that you will be required to register depends on several different factors. Additionally, it may be possible to negotiate for a reduction of the charge to something that is non-registerable.

Law Enforcement Agencies in Navarro County that Make Indecency With a Child Arrests

Peace officers with the Texas Department of Public Safety, constable offices, and municipal police departments can make arrests for violations of Indecency With a Child in Navarro County. Law enforcement agencies in Navarro County that most typically make Indecency With a Child arrests include:

  • Navarro County Sheriff’s Office typically handles Indecency With a Child enforcement within Navarro County, Texas.
  • Corsicana Police Department serves as the main municipal police department within Navarro County and plays a significant role in Indecency With a Child enforcement.
  • Ennis Police Department is responsible for law enforcement within Ennis and may contribute to Indecency With a Child enforcement within its jurisdiction.
  • Rice Police Department serves the community of Rice within Navarro County and may handle Indecency With a Child cases within its jurisdiction.
  • Blooming Grove Police Department is responsible for law enforcement within Blooming Grove and may contribute to Indecency With a Child enforcement within its jurisdiction.

How do I win an Indecency With a Child case in Navarro County?

To beat an Indecency With a Child charge in Navarro County, Texas, you must first secure the services of a skilled and experienced attorney who can build a strong defense strategy tailored to the specific details of your case. It is crucial to thoroughly investigate the evidence, challenge any weaknesses or inconsistencies, and present a compelling case in court.

Even if you believe you cannot beat the case, as your Navarro County Indecency With a Child attorney, we will look for every avenue to help you. If you want to plead guilty, we must still fight to protect your rights. We want to ensure that the case does not ruin your life. Sometimes the defense strategy requires us to get the best possible result short of a not guilty verdict.

Navarro County Indecency With a Child Attorney Case Defense Strategy

Achieving success in Indecency With a Child cases hinges on a strategic blend of modern science, traditional investigative techniques, and utilization of digital and forensic technologies. While some cases pivot on scientific evidence, others heavily rely on live witness testimony. This testimony may stem from a seemingly sympathetic yet deceitful alleged victim, or it may revolve around intricate social dynamics concerning the age of consent. Regardless, the synthesis of digital forensic evidence, scientific analysis, and the nuances of human relationships forms the cornerstone of an effective defense strategy. Over the years, our commitment to pushing the boundaries of defense tactics has led us to refine specialized investigative methodologies tailored to these types of allegations.

Securing favorable outcomes in Indecency With a Child cases necessitates thorough preparation for all legal proceedings, not only trial proceedings. As your Navarro County Indecency With a Child lawyers, we take meticulous preparation seriously. Our involvement in a case signals to the prosecution an unwavering dedication to trial readiness and pursuit of complete exoneration.

However, our trial preparation often commences well before the case is filed. From the onset of police investigation or arrest, we begin our proactive approach. To ensure a successful defense, we conduct our own independent investigation. While the state marshals its law enforcement resources to gather evidence, we counteract by meticulously scrutinizing and challenging their findings. As our client, you gain access to the comprehensive investigative capabilities of our entire legal team. With a cadre of dedicated professionals including paralegals, investigators, and forensic experts, we leverage our collective expertise to lay the groundwork for a robust defense strategy.

How much does a lawyer charge for an Indecency With a Child case in Navarro County, Texas?

Attorney’s fees will vary. However, you can expect to pay from $12,000 to $35,000 on average for Indecency With a Child cases in Navarro County. Some Navarro County Indecency With a Child lawyers may charge much more depending on the complexity of the Navarro County case. But be wary of lawyers who charge surprisingly low fees.

When consulting with a lawyer, remember to ask whether any any hourly fees apply. Additionally, most lawyers charge extra fees for trial, travel and expenses.

What to Do if Falsely Accused of Indecency With a Child in Navarro County

Even if someone has falsely accused you of Indecency With a Child, you should nevertheless still always take this charge very seriously. You may think that the state may “drop charges” against you because you are innocent. But absent effective advocacy by a lawyer, the state will often take the case to trial and let the jury decide.

If the state has charged you with Indecency With a Child, or if you are under investigation for the offense, then you should book an appointment or call us as soon as possible to speak with one of our Navarro County Indecency With a Child attorneys.

How can you modify your Navarro County bond conditions after an Indecency With a Child arrest?

In Texas, judges wield considerable authority in establishing bail and bond conditions. However, there are instances where judges may impose excessively stringent conditions and unreasonably high bail amounts. If you seek to modify bond conditions or reduce bail, you must file a motion in court and schedule a hearing, with the judge having the ultimate authority to decide.

In practical terms, if you’ve been arrested for Indecency With a Child in Navarro County, it’s common for the judge to impose a bond condition prohibiting contact with the victim. Additionally, judges frequently include a condition barring contact with all minors in such cases. Many clients enlist our assistance in seeking the removal of these conditions in order to maintain contact with their own children. If you want to remove a no contact condition, then please book a consultation with us, and we will discuss what we can do for you.

What happens at a Navarro County arraignment?

At your arraignment, a Navarro County judge will hear your plea of not guilty. In Navarro County, you may not have an attorney at your initial arraignment. However, the court will not hear a guilty plea prior to your being represented by counsel. In addition, the court may also set bail and bond conditions if you have not already received them.

If the police have arrested you for Indecency With a Child, then Texas Code of Criminal Procedure §17.40 requires Navarro County judges to “impose any reasonable condition of bond related to the safety of a victim of the alleged offense or to the safety of the community” to secure your attendance at trial. If the state alleges that you violated those bond conditions, then the Navarro County Sheriff’s Office can immediately return you to custody. Accordingly, judges have very broad power in determining bail conditions and bond amounts.

What is the most common sentence for Navarro County Indecency With a Child charge in Navarro County?

The Texas Penal code outlines the range of punishment for Indecency With a Child convictions across the state. The Penal Code classifies the punishment for Indecency With a Child by Contact as a second degree felony and Indecency With a Child by Exposure as a third degree felony.

However, the actual punishment you might receive will vary significantly based on a number of circumstances. For instance, your prior criminal history, the circumstances of the offense, and the norms of the Navarro County community all play a role. For Indecency With a Child cases, we also work towards the possibility of getting a reduction in the charge. The likelihood of succes in this effort also depends on a number of circumstances – including how strong we can make your case. In Indecency With a Child cases, sometimes the entire case becomes about the sentence imposed. When mitigation is key, you need persuasive attorneys.

If you are convicted, then you will also have to decide whether you want to have the judge or the jury assess punishment. Judges and juries may deliver vastly different sentences. Furthermore, all good Navarro County Indecency With a Child attorneys will also advise you on the collateral consequences of a Indecency With a Child conviction. Collateral consequences are penalties derived from convictions that are not necessarily part of the penal code punishment.

With this in mind, you can learn about the penalties that apply to all Texas convictions for Indecency With a Child here. Otherwise, to learn more about what kind of punishment is typical in Navarro County Indecency With a Child cases, call us to schedule a consultation or book online by pressing the red button.

Are you under investigation for Indecency With a Child? Should you cooperate with the police investigation?

We have assisted our clients through many difficult police interrogations. Although we do not always recommend consenting to an interrogation, occasionally we recognize circumstances where consenting to an interrogation may serve your best interest. However, you should never do a police interview without your Navarro County Indecency With a Child lawyer present.

An arrest for Indecency With a Child can drastically change your life, even if a court dismisses your case. Do not hesitate to contact us immediately if you are under investigation.

In some cases we have communicated directly with law enforcement authorities on behalf of our clients instead of consenting to a direct interrogation. In general, we recommend avoiding police interrogations because of the extreme level of stress that you will likely experience. Even if you are innocent, the Navarro County police and the community will likely judge the way you act and what you say negatively. We must carefully consider this because this negative perception will almost certainly impact your final case disposition. As your Navarro County Indecency With a Child attorney, we can assist you in these difficult circumstances.

About Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense

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The Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense Lawyers

Paul Saputo and Nicholas Toufexis are partners at Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense PLLC and lead the entire trial team at the firm.

Mr. Saputo has practiced throughout Texas in more than fifty Texas state and federal courts and developed groundbreaking innovations in defense strategies and tactics. After graduating from the elite Duke University School of Law, a nationally recognized top-ten law school, Mr. Saputo started his career at Vinson & Elkins. More about Paul Saputo…

Mr. Toufexis is a veteran of the United States Navy and a graduate of SMU Dedman School of Law. He has dedicated his entire legal career to criminal defense, and has been with the firm since law school. Recently named a partner, Nick has achieved exceptional results in and out of court for years. More about Nick…

Awards

Numerous organizations have awarded Mr. Saputo recognition for his outstanding criminal defense work, for example:

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Rating
  • Recognized by Super Lawyers®
  • Consistently recognized by D Magazine in “Best Lawyers” for Criminal Defense
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for 2024 under the Criminal Defense: White Collar practice area.

Paul Saputo was voted one of the Three Best Rated Criminal Defense Lawyers in Dallas

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Nicholas Toufexis has likewise received many distinctions as well.

  • Recognized by Super Lawyers®
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America for 2024 under the Criminal Defense: DWI/DUI practice area.

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Victories

The Navarro County Indecency With a Child attorneys at Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense PLLC have obtained hundreds of victories in complex criminal litigation across Texas. Our victories include Not Guilty verdicts by jury acquittals, directed verdicts of Not Guilty, as well as both conditional and unconditional dismissals.

For descriptions and some details about example victories, visit our page on Notable Victories.

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