People will often ask this question. To answer it, it is important to first understand what a “Romeo and Juliet Law” is. If you look up the Texas Penal Code, you will not find any law labeled, “Romeo and Juliet Law.” What this generally refers to is the Sexual Assault statute, specifically referencing sexual assault…

Another big question people ask regarding sexual assault allegations is “How drunk is too drunk for consent?” The answer, as always is, it depends. There is no bright line rule like for DWI that if someone is .08 or above they are intoxicated and therefore are too intoxicated to provide consent. This ultimately at first…

Let’s start with basics but please note that what is considered Sexual Assault in Texas is far from basic. We were not addressing Aggravated Sexual Assault here which is Sexual Assault plus a specific aggravating factor listed in the law. Sexual Assault is found in Section 22.011 of the Texas Penal Code A person commits…

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