Assault and sexual assault convictions carry some of the strictest penalties in Texas. Sexual assault is usually a second-degree felony that carries a sentence of up to twenty years in state prison but can be upgraded to a first-degree felony with a sentence of up to 99 years in prison.
If you have been arrested or accused of domestic assault or family violence in Texas, you are not alone and it’s important to know more about what you have been charged with. Here’s what you need to know about family domestic violence and how it can affect you. Talk to
Every year, there are more than three-quarters of a million arrests made throughout Texas. While this includes violent and serious charges like human trafficking and manslaughter, most arrests are for non-violent crimes. The following are the five most common reasons people get arrested in Texas:
Gun violence in the United States results in thousands of deaths and injuries annually. Thanks to a nonprofit, nonpartisan project known as the Gun Violence Archive (GVA), data on gun homicides and nonfatal shootings is now available well before the federal government releases its statistics. According to GVA, there were
There's a culture of domestic violence. Law enforcement and the courts have been trying to change it. You don't have to hurt somebody to be charged with domestic violence. A single threat of offensive or provocative touching is enough. The elements of a domestic violence case Unlike most states, Texas