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Sex With a Minor: Consent Won’t Spare You From Serious Felony Charges

With a few exceptions, if you are an adult in Texas and you have sex with someone under 17, you are a sex offender. It doesn’t matter if the sex was supposedly “consensual” because Texas law says that those under 17 don’t have the capacity to consent. You face serious prison time, registration on the sex offender registry, and the damage to your reputation, career, and life that comes with the stigma of being a registered sex offender. Continue reading