San Antonio Sexual Assault Attorney

Sexual assault charges can lead to serious penalties including fines, jail time and lifetime registry as a sex offender. If convicted, you may be unable to work in certain occupations or live in certain neighborhoods. You may even face restrictions on living with your own children. Rape laws have changed over the past years and has shifted the burden of proof to the defendant. As a result of this shift in the burden of proof, false allegations have increased.

Whether you are under investigation or currently facing sexual assault charges, your future may depend on the San Antonio sexual assault attorney you hire and it is very important to build your defense as soon as possible. Call an experienced San Antonio sexual assault attorney today.

Sexual Assault Attorney Patrick L. Hancock has more than 25 years of criminal law experience, including 20 years of experience as a San Antonio defense lawyer, defending against charges of sexual assault. Call 210-223-8844 for a free and confidential consultation.

Fighting Allegations of Sexual Assault and Abuse

Allegations of assault or rape can be devastating. In cases of false allegation, it can be difficult to disprove the witness in a he said/she said situation. Recent studies have indicated that 1 out of every 10 reports of sexual assault have been fabricated and most of the bogus accusations were made as part of a child custody case. We will work aggressively to uncover all necessary evidence to protect your rights and defeat your charges.

Sex crimes investigations are often more personally challenging for defendants and their families. Our San Antonio sexual assault attorneys will handle your case discreetly and take every necessary action to protect your professional and personal reputation.

Our legal team is experienced in sexual assault defense, including defending against charges involving:

  • Sexual assault
  • Rape
  • Child molestation
  • Aggravated sexual assault of a minor
  • Date rape
  • Statutory rape

Sex Offender Registry upon Conviction

Currently, Texas law requires individuals convicted of sexual assault to register as convicted sex offenders. Whether you are under investigation or believe that you may be arrested for a sex offense, it is important to consult with an experienced attorney who can aggressively protect your rights from investigation through trial.

Whether you can defeat your charges depends on the facts of your case, the evidence presented by the prosecution, and your defense lawyer’s ability to support your defense with credible expertise. At the law office of Patrick L. Hancock, we prepare our defense using experts and have extensive trial experience in using DNA evidence and forensics. In any case, an investigation can be complex and demands experienced investigation and aggressive defense from a veteran trial lawyer.

San Antonio Sexual Assault Attorney

If you have been arrested, charged or investigated for sexual assault, rape or another sex crime, put an aggressive, experienced and proven San Antonio sexual assault lawyer on your side. Call Sexual Assault Defense Attorney Patrick L. Hancock at 210-223-8844 or contact him online for a free and confidential consultation.

Selected for Inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America

San Antonio criminal defense attorney, Patrick L. Hancock, is a highly experienced criminal defense attorney who routinely works with experts, psychologists, psychiatrists and other professionals who can assist as specialists in building your defense against sexual assault allegations.

His skill at trial has led him to be named among the top 100 criminal defense trial lawyers in Texas by The National Trial Lawyers. Patrick Hancock has also been selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers (2007-2013), The Best Lawyers in America (2006-2014) and S.A. Scene Magazine’s Best Lawyers in San Antonio.