Domestic & Family Violence Attorney Serving El Paso, Midland & Odessa
Being convicted with a domestic or family violence charge will have a serious impact on your life going forward. These charges have the potential to have an impact on your potential career aspirations. Because of this, it is extremely important to consult with and hire an attorney that can put you in the best position possible in your case.
If you have been charged with a domestic violence or family violence charge, it is important that you consult with a criminal defense attorney. When working with our law firm, you will have an experienced legal team who has extensive litigation experience and has worked on thousands of cases. We offer scheduled consultations to help you determine what your next steps need to be.
What Is Considered Domestic Violence In Texas?
Being charged with domestic violence or family violence means that you are being accused of physical, sexual, emotional or psychological abuse of a family member or a romantic partner. The state of Texas takes these charges very seriously and the penalties that come with a conviction can be harsh.
The penalties for a domestic violence or family violence conviction will vary depending on the specific charge you are facing, but you can expect to face one of or a combination of probation, counseling, community service, jail time or prison time.
Penalties for Domestic & Family Violence Charges In Texas
The penalties for being convicted of a domestic violence or family violence charge in the state of Texas will vary depending on the specific charge you’re facing. Below is a table outlining the different types of penalties you could be potentially facing:
- Class A Misdemeanor: Up to 1 year in jail and / or up to $4,000 in fines.
- Third Degree Felony: 2 to 10 years in prison and / or up to $10,000 in fines.
- Second Degree Felony: 2 to 20 years in prison and / or up to $10,000 in fines.
- First Degree Felony: 5 to 99 years in prison and / or up to $10,000 in fines.
Contact Experienced Domestic & Family Violence Attorneys
At the Law Office of Romero & Warrick, our team is dedicated to helping and representing you. You will have an experienced legal team who has extensive litigation experience and has worked on thousands of cases.
Our firm primarily serves the areas of El Paso, Midland, Odessa and other areas around Texas. If you are in need of an experienced criminal defense attorney in Texas, please contact us today to schedule your case evaluation.