Austin Indecency with a Child by Contact Attorney

Indecency with a Child by Contact Attorney Paul Darrow Serving Austin, TX

The Texas definition of Indecency with a Child involves touching with the intent to arouse or gratify any person’s (under age 17) sexual desire, regardless of whether the touching is over or under the clothing. This is not a minor charge and the direction and defense of a qualified and aggressive attorney are mandatory. Call the Austin Indecency with a Child by Contact Attorney most prepared for the job- Paul Darrow.

The Indecency with a Child by Contact charge is a second-degree felony, punishable by up to 20 years in prison. Too much is at stake to misjudge the type of attorney you’re going to need- Attorney Paul Darrow is the answer.

Acts that Constitute Indecency with a Child by Contact

>The crime of Indecency with a Child by Contact in Texas law includes the following if done with sexual intent:

  • Any touching by a person, including touching through clothing, of the anus, breast, or any part of the genitals of a child
  • Any touching of any part of the body of a child, including touching through clothing, with the anus, breast, or any part of the genitals of a person

If you’ve been accused of Indecency with a Child by Contact, in addition to facing the possibility of many years in prison, you risk your reputation, your friendships, and the regard and love of your family. It is imperative to hire a sex crimes lawyer immediately, as soon as you know there is even a chance of your being accused, to protect your constitutional rights in your dealings with law enforcement and the criminal court system.

Hire a Lawyer Before You’re Charged

Before you’re charged is the best time to find a lawyer. And that lawyer must be with you whenever law enforcement or prosecutors interrogate you. When you call Paul Darrow Law, you will have a lawyer who is dedicated upholding the Constitution and supporting your best interests throughout the legal process.  Having your lawyer working for you from the earliest stages presents an opportunity to avoid having charges filed and your best hope of having the charges dropped or reduced once they’ve been filed.

Sex crimes against children arouse emotions in a way that other crimes seldom do.  As a result, a person who is accused is often presumed to be guilty on the basis of the accusation alone.  The law gives you the presumption of innocence, in theory, but you may find that you are put in a position where you must prove your innocence.  With an Austin Indecency with a Child by Contact attorney to defend your rights, Paul Darrow will force the prosecution to either prove your innocence or drop the charges.


Having the right lawyer can help ensure that the actual facts are known and if you have been falsely accused, that these facts be exposed. Paul Darrow is a former child sex crimes prosecutor. He knows that people sometimes make accusations of sex crimes that have no basis in truth.  He is well experienced in interviewing children claiming to have been sexually abused and is skilled at getting to the heart of the matter, to learn the truth.  If the child has been coached or influenced by an adult, he is often able to discover it.

Paul understands that being accused of a sex crime against a child is frightening and humiliating.  He will fight the charges with every ounce of his substantial energy, legal skill, and dedication and will treat you with respect and dignity at all times.

Don’t risk your future by wasting precious time. Call Austin Sex Crimes Attorney in Austin for a free initial consultation without delay.