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Domestic violence, or assault on a family member, is prosecuted vigorously in Texas courts. Prosecutors and judges take this offense very seriously in an effort to protect victims and punish alleged offenders. If you or someone you know has been accused of a domestic assault, your first and most important action should be to bring in a capable defense attorney. You will want to make sure that your voice is heard and that you have a dedicated and strong defense.
By working with Cañas & Flores, you will have the benefit of a team approach. Our Fort Worth domestic violence defense attorneys work together to ensure that no stone is left unturned in investigating your case, examining all evidence, and exploring all legal strategies on your behalf. Our mission is to ensure that your legal rights are protected, that your best interests are served, and that the best possible case outcome is reached.
Texas Domestic Violence Laws
Under Texas law, three separate crimes involving domestic violence have been established.
These crimes include:
- Domestic assault
- Aggravated domestic assault
- Continuous violence in a domestic setting
Assault in these cases involves causing bodily injury, threatening a family member with imminent bodily harm, or making some kind of physical contact that is offensive or provocative. A family member can include a spouse, child, former spouse, someone you live with or have lived with in the past, the parent with whom you have a child in unmarried instances, present or former dating partner, or any household member.
What Are the Penalties for Domestic Violence?
Misdemeanor Domestic Violence Penalties
Basic domestic assault is usually charged as a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to a year in jail and/or a fine of up to $4,000. You may also be required to attend court-ordered programs such as anger management or substance abuse education or treatment. Your accuser may file a restraining order against you that prohibits any contact and makes it impossible to see your children.
Felony Domestic Violence Penalties
In cases of aggravated or continuous assault, felony charges will result along with harsher penalties. For a felony domestic violence charge, you can be facing 2-10 years in jail as well as fines up to $10,000. In the face of all this, we strongly urge you to seek the committed and skilled legal services you will find at Cañas & Flores.
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