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My husband n I are getting divorced in Texas. I just found

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My husband n I are getting divorced in Texas. I just found out that I can file charges for him giving me HPV, the strain that causes cancer. He knew he gave it to me in 2012 n then was with at least 9 prostitues n I can prove he had unprotected sex n exposed
me 2 additional harm. What will the level of charge n if convicted will he have to file as a sex offender?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Zoey_ JD replied 1 year ago.
Hello,
My name is ***** ***** I am an experienced criminal lawyer.
In Texas, the transmission of an STD is charged as an assault with a deadly weapon. It would not be considered a sex offense.
See Tex. Penal Code Ann. § 22.02
http://codes.lp.findlaw.com/txstatutes/PE/5/22/22.02
This is a felony of the second degree with a maximum possible prison sentence of 20 years and a minimum of 2.