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If you have been accused of an improper teacher-student relationship, you are not alone. Recent data has shown Texas leads the country in student-teacher criminal accusations. Our nationally recognized criminal defense firm has successfully defended many persons accused of having an inappropriate student-teacher relationship. With your future on the line, we have the confidence, skills, and resources to provide you with an elite defense team.

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Sex Crime Defense Attorneys – Improper Relationship Between Student and Teacher – The Law.

Tex. Penal Code 21.12 controls an improper relationship between a teacher and student.

(a) An employee of a public or private primary or secondary school commits an offense if the employee:
(1) engages in sexual contact, sexual intercourse, or deviate sexual intercourse with a person who is enrolled in a public or private primary or secondary school at which the employee works;
(2) holds a certificate or permit issued as provided by Subchapter B, Chapter 21, Education Code, or is a person who is required to be licensed by a state agency as provided by Section 21.003(b), Education Code, and eagles in sexual contact, sexual intercourse, or deviate sexual intercourse with a person the employee knows is:
(A) enrolled in a public primary or secondary school in the same school district as the school at which the employee works; or
(B) a student participant in an educational activity that is sponsored by a school district or a public or private primary or secondary school if:
(i) students enrolled in a public or private primary or secondary school are the primary participants in the activity; and
(ii) the employee provides education services to those participate; or
(3) engages in conduct described by Section 33.021, with a person described by Subdivision (1) or a person the employee knows is a person described by Subdivision (2)(A) or (B), regardless of the age of that person.

Sex Crime Defense Attorneys – Improper Relationship Between Student and Teacher – Statutory Defenses.

(b-1) It is an affirmative defense to prosecution under this section that:
(1) the actor was the spouse of the enrolled person at the time of the offense; or
(2) the actor was not more than three years older than the enrolled person and, at the time of the offense the actor and the enrolled person were in a relationship that began before the actor’s employment at a public or private primary or secondary school.

Sex Crime Defense Attorneys – Improper Relationship Between Student and Teacher  – Punishment Range.

2nd Degree Felony (2 – 20 years in prison; up to $10,000 fine).