El Paso Sexual Molestation Attorney

Sexual Molestation Lawyer Representing El Paso, Texas

El Paso Sexual Molestation AttorneyNot many crimes are as violating as sexual molestation cases. The victim is almost always subjected to extreme emotional and physical abuse that takes many years to recover from and that’s if they do recover. While criminal courts may convict the perpetrator and sentence them to prison, the victim obtains no form of retribution in the criminal court besides that peace that they will not be able to hurt anyone else. If you or someone you love has been a victim of sexual molestation, contact a profession El Paso sexual molestation attorney.

Criminal vs. Civil Cases

Sexual molestation cases are usually brought into criminal court due to the criminal nature of the case. Criminal court differs from a civil court in many ways but mostly in the burden of proof. Criminal cases are more difficult for the prosecutor to prove because they have to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. In Texas, the only requirement of civil cases is the attorney has to prove their case by a preponderance of evidence which is less of a burden. For these reasons, you may lose in criminal court but are able to gain a verdict in civil court.

El Paso Sexual Molestation Attorney

Sadly, sexual molestation cases often occur in children and can also involve someone the child knows. Sexual molestation that occurs to a child is a very traumatic event for a child to recover from. Children sadly become victims because they are unaware of how adults, even familiar ones, can be dangerous. Children sometimes don’t realize the nature of sexual molestation and can become withdrawn after an incident. Time and effort are a must when trying to learn the truth from a child but it’s important to pay attention to the child’s demeanor.

Even if you are able to successfully convict a criminal for sexual molestation, it can be difficult to move forward without further consequences for the offender. With the aid of an El Paso Sexual Molestation attorney, you may be able to receive compensation for medical and therapy expenses, lost wages, future earnings, and pain, and suffering.


If you or someone you love has fallen victim to sexual molestation, you know the lasting impact it can have on someone. This puts a lot of physical and emotional stress on someone who has gone through this. Joe Lopez is an El Paso personal injury lawyer who knows the need for closure after a sexual molestation case and will work endlessly to protect your interests. Contact our El Paso office today for your free consultation.