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What is the penalty for sexual assault of a child?

As you are aware, sexual assault of a child is a high penalty crime, but do you know the penalty for the crime here in the state of Texas? The punishment for sexual assault of a child ranges from a 2nd to a 1st degree felony depending upon the seriousness of the crime committed.

Child sexual assault is a second-degree felony in the state of Texas and aggravated child sexual assault carries the weight of a first-degree felony offense. Child sexual assault and other child sex-related offenses carry substantial penalties under the Texas law. While there are limited circumstances in which these offenses can qualify as a Class A or Class B misdemeanor, if someone has been accused of sexually assaulting, abusing or exploiting a child, they will most likely find themselves facing felony charges.

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