The phrase "innocent until proven guilty" is legally correct, but it becomes extremely problematic if you have been accused of any type of sex offense in Texas. The stigma associated with sexual allegations and people labeled as sex offenders is undeniable. Even if allegations against you are false, you face a tough fight to defend your rights, reputation and future.
Dedicated Representation By A Team Of Accomplished Trial Lawyers
At Hunt & Tuegel, PLLC, our dedicated legal team represents citizens accused of all types of criminal offenses. We are fiercely committed to providing the best defense possible for each client, whether charges involve sexual assault, possession of child pornography or any other alleged offense.
Both Russell D. Hunt Sr., a criminal defense attorney with more than 37 years of experience and an AV Preeminent* rating from Martindale-Hubbell, and accomplished litigator Michelle Simpson Tuegel have taken multiple felony sex cases through trial before Texas juries. Our knowledge and capabilities cover the spectrum of:
- Rape and "date rape"
- Statutory rape
- Sexual assault
- Aggravated sexual assault
- Child molestation
- Indecency with a child
- Indecent exposure
- Possession of child pornography
- Online solicitation of a minor
- Failure to register as a sex offender
- Indecent exposure
- Public lewdness
- Prostitution or solicitation of prostitution
We handle all aspects of sex crimes case investigation. As your defense team, we will develop a defense strategy. Both Russ and Michelle are experienced trial attorneys, and have effectively handled complex sex cases involving a variety of unique issues such as dealing with child witnesses, preparing the falsely accused to testify at trial, analysis of DNA evidence and other physical evidence, cross-examination of medical experts and SANE nurses, and the presentation or cross-examination of psychological experts.
Caring, Attentive Legal Counsel · Rigorous Protection Of Your Rights
Whether your case ultimately calls for trial advocacy or skill in negotiation, you will have the clear information and legal guidance you need every step of the way with our firm. We provide highly experienced, effective criminal defense in either state or federal court, bringing passion and competitive fire to each case. If you need sex crime defense in or near Waco, a lawyer at our firm will provide a free initial consultation.
*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.