Date Rape in Texas

Dallas Sex Crimes Attorney Gary Redman

Date Rape Texas Law

Date rape is governed by the Sexual Assault statutes in Texas. Date rape is not specifically defined.  Date rape is a type of sexual assault that occurs when the assailant is socially acquainted with the victim. This can include a boyfriend/girlfriend, ex acquaintance, or someone you’ve just met.  This offense is often committed while using some type of intoxicant to lure the victim.

Date Rape Penalty in Texas

Date rape is a second degree felony in Texas, punishable by two to 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Aggravated sexual assault is a first degree felony punishable by five to 99 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

Many accusations of date rape and sexual assault are false. If someone has made an false accusation against you or someone close to you, contact a sexual assault attorney as soon as possible.

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