Family violence is a serious issue in Texas courts. If you have been accused of domestic violence against a spouse or other household member, you need a capable criminal defense attorney on your side as soon as possible. You could be facing a number of penalties if convicted that can severely limit your future opportunities.
At LaHood Norton Law Group, our accomplished legal team consists of former prosecutors as well as two attorneys who are Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. We stand ready to take action on your behalf. Our firm exclusively practices criminal defense and, with our combined 70+ years of experience, we offer diligence, dedication, and deep knowledge of how to build strong defenses.
Domestic violence in Texas includes various types of assault against family or household members, dating partners, or former dating partners. In order to be convicted of domestic violence, the prosecution must prove certain factors beyond a reasonable doubt.
The prosecution will have to show that you:
Family violence crimes in Texas are categorized into domestic assault, aggravated domestic assault, and continuous domestic assault. How you are charged will depend on the nature of the assault, whether bodily injury occurred, whether a weapon was used, your prior criminal history, and if choking or strangulation was involved. Charges can range from a Class C misdemeanor up to a first-degree felony.
Our San Antonio domestic violence lawyers have earned a reputation in the community for their extensive knowledge and professionalism. Do not take chances with your future – the decision you make concerning your legal representation is critical and can make a difference in the outcome of your case.