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- Former Houston Prosecutor – Special Division, including domestic violence
- Former Counsel for the Police Union – Houston Police Department
- Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist – Family Violence
- “…one of the outstanding criminal defense attorneys in Houston…”-Houston Chronicle.
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- Trusted Houston Domestic Violence & Family Violence Criminal Defense Lawyers.
With over fifty years of combined domestic violence criminal defense experience our nationally recognized family violence criminal defense lawyers have the knowledge, skills, and resources to provide you with the best possible result.
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Family Violence Criminal Defense Lawyers – The Law.
Family violence assault can be found in Tex. Pen. Code 22.01:
(a) a person commits an offense if the person:
(1) intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another including the person’s spouse;
(b)(2) a person whose relationship to or association with the defendant is described by Section 71.002 (b), 71.003, or 71.005, Family Code.
Family Violence Criminal Defense Lawyers – Definition.
Family violence generally includes:
- a family member;
- a member of the household;
- someone the accused is currently dating;
- or dated in the past.
Family Violence Criminal Defense Lawyers – Punishment & Enhancements.
A first offense, general family violence charge is a Class A Misdemeanor (up to 1 year in county jail; up to $4,000 fine).
A previous family violence assault conviction (i.e. plea of guilty) will enhance the new charge from a Class A Misdemeanor to a 3rd Degree Felony (2 – 10 years in prison; up to $10,000 fine).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_custom_heading text=”Criminal Defense” font_container=”tag:h4|text_align:left|color:%23000000″][divider style=”line” color=”#1e73be” size=”3px”][vc_widget_sidebar sidebar_id=”sidebar-page”][/vc_column][/vc_row]