Intoxication Defense to a Sex Crime

Were you accused of a sexual assault and are asking about intoxication defense to a sex crime? Learn why this is a bad defense in this video.

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Question:

Is intoxication a defense for sexual assault charges?

Answer:

In Texas, intoxication is not a defense to sex crimes. People have to be very careful to not allege that they were intoxicated, that they don’t remember the offenses, or both the parties were intoxicated. That can be used against you.

Think of how it comes out. If it comes down to discussion of who to believe, the complainant or the defendant, if the defendant has stated that he was intoxicated and doesn’t remember the offense, it’s very hard to defend that type of case.


Were you or a loved one accused of a sexual assault and are asking about intoxication defense to a sex crime? Contact a San Antonio sex crime lawyer at Rush & Gransee today for a consultation on your case and all of your potential defenses. Let our experience work for you.

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