Being accused of a criminal sexual offense can instantly change your status in the eyes of the public.Â The experience can be mentally and emotionally overwhelming.Â Because of the sensitivity of sex crimes,Â these are cases where having a lawyer involved as early as possible can have a drastic impact on the outcome of the case. Â Both Brian and Rhett are experienced Austin sex offense lawyers, and act as both counselor and attorney, protecting your rights as they sort out the facts of your case. Â Simply having a confidant can make the entire process more bearable.
At Tillman Braniff, PLLC, we are dedicated to defending the rightsÂ and image of people charged with rape, computer sex crimes, and other seriousÂ sex charges.Â We understand our clients' need for security, guidance, and explanation of sexual crime investigations.Â We act as communicator between our client, police investigators, prosecutors, and sometimes the media.Â Â As well, we try to reach witnesses as quickly as possible to get a clear picture of the case. Â The Austin sex offense lawyers at Tillman Braniff, PLLC, can help clients charged with the following sex offenses:
-Rape (including Statutory Rape, Date Rape, and Spousal Rape)
-Sexual Assault | Aggravated Sexual Assault
-Internet Sex Crimes
-Solicitation of a Minor
-Failure to Register as a Sex Offender (when required)
In addition to the risk of lengthy jail time,Â people charged with sex crimes also face the burden of being categorized as a "sex offender."Â Convicted individuals are required to registerÂ from 10 years on some charges, to as much as lifetime registration for more serious sex offenses like child pornography or sexual assault.Â Sex OffenderÂ status can make llife very difficult.Â Even simple things like finding aÂ place to live, getting a job, or traveling can be made nearly impossible.Â
If you or a loved one has been accused of a sexual offense, call the experienced Austin sex offense lawyers at Tillman Braniff to see how we can help. Â You can arrange a free and fully confidential meeting with Rhett or Brian to get an assessment of your situation, and guidance on how to proceed right now.