Are You Looking for the Best Parker County, Texas, Indecency With a Child Attorney?
If you’re looking for the best Parker County Indecency With a Child attorney, then we want to represent you. As you can see from our website, our award-winning attorneys have significant experience, and we have the victories to prove our effectiveness. The Saputo Toufexis | Criminal Defense team only represents clients who want to hire the top attorneys in the field. We’re in search of clients who appreciate the value of our legal expertise. Our lawyers thrive on serving individuals who are dedicated to achieving the best outcomes.
In addition to our notable high-profile victories, our history of success also includes 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. As your Parker County Indecency With a Child attorney, we can handle every aspect of your case, both inside and outside the courtroom in Weatherford.
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We’re not just criminal defense lawyers. We are warriors fighting unjust and corrupt government prosecutions with a history of success and a reputation for
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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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- How do I get an Indecency With a Child charge dropped in Parker County, Texas?
- How do I win an Indecency With a Child case in Parker County, Texas?
- How much does it cost to fight a Parker County Indecency With a Child case?
- What happens at a Parker County arraignment?
- How can you modify your Parker County bond conditions after an Indecency With a Child arrest?
- What is the most common sentence for an Indecency With a Child charge in Parker County?
- Other Must Know FAQs About These Cases
Choosing The Right Parker 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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In order to get an Indecency With a Child charge dropped in Texas, 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. Alternatively, you could show that the offense did not occur in Parker County. 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 statutory law and case law contributes to effectively defending you in court. Consequently, as part of our practice, we publish a statutory resource guide on the Indecency With a Child law in Texas. We also maintain our expertise by keeping up with the latest case law affecting Indecency With a Child cases in Parker County.
The State of Texas v. Robert Howard Green
For example, in one Parker County Indecency With a Child case, the Fifth District Court of Appeals reviewed the records from the 283rd Judicial District Court Dallas County. Subsequently, the appellate court filed an opinion on January 27, 2022, in the case styled The State of Texas v. Robert Howard Green in Cause No. 05-18-01068-CR.
The appellate court reported the background of the case as follows:
On August 31, 2018, a jury found appellant, Robert Howard Green, guilty (i) of sexual assault of a child by penetration of the female sexual organ and (ii) of indecency with a child by causing the complainant to contact the genitals of appellant. The jury assessed his punishment at confinement for fifteen years and ten years, respectively. 34.6.
Appellant raised a single issue: that he is entitled to a new trial because the record cannot be certified in accordance with Texas Rule of Appellate Procedure. Appellant asserted that he was entitled to a new trial under TEX. R. APP. P. 34.6(f).
Every Parker County Indecency With a Child attorney should be familiar with this case and other appellate opinions coming out of Parker County that review Indecency With a Child cases. You can learn more about this case and read the court’s opinion by Justice Pedersen, III here.
To beat an Indecency With a Child charge in Parker County, Texas, you must you must employ every procedural tool to obtain information and thoroughly investigate the case. Contest all evidence, including witness statements and forensic evidence. Remember, victory hinges on your determination to fight relentlessly.
Even if you believe you cannot beat the case, as your Parker 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.
The best defense strategy in Indecency With a Child cases demands a mix of cutting-edge science, traditional investigative resources and the mastery of digital and forensic technology. Some cases come down to science, but often cases come down to key witness testimony. Sometimes that witness is a sympathetic (but lying) victim. Some cases come down to one of the many complex social relationships regarding age of consent. In any case, digital forensic evidence, science and the complex nature of human relationships all play an important role in crafting your defense. In pushing the defense envelope through the years, we have developed specialized methods for investigating these accusations.
Getting the best result in a Indecency With a Child case also requires being prepared for all hearings and court settings – not just trials. When you hire us as your Parker County Indecency With a Child attorney, we prepare early and thoroughly. As soon as we get on a case, the state knows that we are getting ready for trial and that we are going for an outright acquittal.
But the preparation often starts even before the case begins. From the moment that the police initiate an investigation or make an arrest, we have work to do. If you want to win your case, then we must do our own investigation. The state has police and investigators of their own working for them to gather evidence to support their case. We can’t afford to let their evidence stand uncontroverted. As a client, you will benefit from the investigative resources of the entire law firm. We have a team of dedicated professionals, including paralegals, investigators, and forensic experts. Our attorneys utilize our team’s extensive investigative experience to perform the ground work that makes our cases strong.
Attorney’s fees for a Indecency With a Child charge typically range from $12,000 to $35,000 in Parker County, Texas. You can expect to pay higher attorney fees for more complex cases. Some Parker County Indecency With a Child lawyers may charge much more. But exercise caution when encountering attorneys who offer unexpectedly low fees.
In addition, many lawyers charge extra fees for trial. If you hire an attorney from outside Parker County, sometimes travel fees may apply.
Even when falsely accused of Indecency With a Child, it’s crucial to treat the charge with the utmost seriousness. You might hope the state would dismiss the charges due to your innocence. But without skilled legal representation, the case may proceed to trial, where a jury will ultimately make the decision.
If the Parker County District Attorney has charged you with Indecency With a Child, or if you are under investigation for the offense by the police, then you should book an appointment or call us as soon as possible to speak with one of our Parker County Indecency With a Child attorneys.
Texas judges have broad power to set bail and bond conditions. However, sometimes judges impose overly harsh bond conditions and astronomically high bail. To modify the conditions of bond or lower bail, you will need to file a motion in court and schedule a hearing. The judge will ultimately make the final decision. To get the best result, you should hire an attorney to help.
Practically speaking, if the police in Parker County have arrested you for Indecency With a Child, then the judge will typically impose a “no contact with the victim” bond condition. Frequently, judges will also impose a “no contact with minors” condition for these cases as well. Clients often hire us to try to get these conditions removed. 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.
At your arraignment, a Parker County judge will hear your plea of not guilty. In Parker 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 Parker 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 Parker County Sheriff’s Office can immediately return you to custody. Accordingly, judges have very broad power in determining bail conditions and bond amounts.
The law classifies Indecency With a Child as a second degree felony or a third degree felony, depending on the circumstances. It will also require mandatory sex offender registration upon conviction for a period of time that also varies depending on the circumstances. You can learn more about the penalties that apply to all Texas convictions for Indecency With a Child here. To learn more about what kind of punishment is typical in Parker County Indecency With a Child cases, call us to schedule a consultation or book online by pressing the red button.
Additionally, because Indecency With a Child convictions bar you from many record clearing opportunities and reduce your civil liberties. And proceed with caution because even deferred adjudication plea deals (where a judge never finds you guilty and ultimately dismisses the case) have the same impact as convictions. Even after the case is dismissed, you will still have to register. Courts also will not issue orders of nondisclosure. If you have any questions about what a plea means for your permanent record, schedule a consultation with us to discuss your case.
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 Parker 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 Parker 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 Parker County Indecency With a Child attorney, we can assist you in these difficult circumstances.
If you want to hire us as your Parker County Indecency With a Child lawyers, then you should probably get to know us!
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.
As a member of the prestigious Texas Bar College, he presently trains other lawyers in best practices and himself attends many hours of continuous legal education with some of the best lawyers, judges, and law professors in the country.
Mr. Saputo graduated from the elite Duke University School of Law, a nationally recognized top-ten law school. More about Paul Saputo…
Mr. Toufexis is a veteran of the United States Navy and a graduate of the law school as Southern Methodist University. 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…
Numerous organizations have awarded Mr. Saputo recognition for his outstanding criminal defense work, for example:
- Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Rating
- “10.0 – Top Attorney” rating on AVVO
- 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
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.
The defense 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.
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