Domestic violence charges can have a profound and enduring effect on one's life. Unfortunately, those facing such charges often lack the advantage of the benefit of the doubt. This can be unjust to the accused, as there are conflicting perspectives in many domestic violence cases. Having a tenacious legal advocate on your side is crucial, as a conviction can result in imprisonment, a permanent criminal record, and the loss of parental rights, among other consequences.
If you're facing domestic violence charges in Texas, it's crucial to seek the assistance of a knowledgeable attorney promptly. With numerous clients served in both misdemeanor and felony cases involving household or family members, Nava Law Texas is well-equipped to handle your case. Our law firm ensures that when you hire us, you'll have access to an attorney who is determined to protect your rights.
In Texas, domestic violence encompasses several separate offenses. These include assault causing bodily injury to a family member, aggravated assault, and continuous violence against the family. These crimes occur between individuals who have a familial relationship, reside together, or have had a romantic or dating history.
Family or members of the household may include the following:
The classification of charges in domestic violence cases depends on the situation and can result in either misdemeanor or felony charges. Felony charges tend to have harsher criminal punishments. However, any conviction can bring about lasting effects. Hence, promptly seeking counsel from a domestic violence attorney is crucial to avoid costly mistakes.
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The severity of domestic violence allegations can vary, from minor Class A misdemeanors to serious first-degree felonies. Consequences of a conviction include not just criminal penalties but also a lasting criminal record and the forfeiture of significant rights. Possession of firearms may be prohibited, access to financial aid for higher education may be denied, and even child custody arrangements may be altered if you and the complainant have children together.
Penalties for domestic violence include the following:
A domestic violence conviction can have lifelong effects, including loss of professional credentials, licenses, or job positions. Your daily routine and future employment can become limited due to the stigma surrounding a history of committing domestic violence.
Do not wait if you have been charged with domestic violence in Texas. Contact a seasoned attorney immediately for proper representation. When working with Nava Law Texas, you will be represented by an assertive litigator who fights for the rights of the accused. Reach out today, schedule a free case evaluation, and speak with an esteemed domestic violence attorney.