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Facing accusations of domestic violence in Texas?

Domestic or family violence in Dallas, TX is defined as any action or threat of an action towards a member of the household or family, with the intention of causing physical harm. This could include physical injury, assault, sexual assault or any other type of serious damage.

Allegations for this type of criminal offense can have very serious consequences if convicted. Not only that, but if you are issued a restraining order it can greatly disrupt your life making it difficult to work certain places, buy a home, or interact with your family. Our attorneys understand that these types of situations can easily be blown out of proportion or misconstrued. Let our Dallas criminal lawyer protect your rights and your future.

Schedule your free consultation today. Contact our Dallas domestic violence lawyer.

Domestic Violence Penalties in Dallas, Texas

Depending on the circumstances surrounding the incident of family violence, you could be facing misdemeanor or felony charges.

The penalties under Texas State law are as follows:

  • Class A misdemeanor: Up to 1 year in jail and/or $4,000 in fines
  • 3rd degree felony: 2-10 years in prison and/or $10,000 in fines
  • 2nd degree felony: 2-20 years in prison and/or $10,000 in fines
  • 1st degree felony: 5-99 years in prison and/or $10,000 in fines

Protecting Your Rights Against False Allegations

When someone is charged with family violence or domestic abuse in Texas, the evidence can be somewhat subjective. Sometimes the case comes down to one person's word against another. At Knight Law Office, our attorneys believe that accusations are simply that and you are innocent until proven otherwise.

We know that domestic or family violence allegations can sometimes be used to gain leverage for spouses going through a divorce. In some cases, perhaps the situation was merely a heated argument or even an act of self-defense. If you have been charged with domestic violence, you need the help of an experienced Dallas criminal defense lawyer who can work with you to create a solid defense strategy.

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At the Knight Law Office, Dallas Criminal Attorney Nelson Knight is dedicated solely to criminal defense, working personally with every client throughout the duration of their case. Nelson Knight works tirelessly to obtain the best possible outcome for his clients and has a history of successful case results to show for it.

Do Domestic Violence Cases Go To Court in Texas?

Most cases are resolved by a plea negotiation. When you are facing domestic violent charges in Dallas, TX, you need an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer to advise you and stand by your side to protect your rights and fight for the best outcome.

Get started towards protecting your freedom by contacting our Dallas defense attorney today. Help available 24/7 for jail release.

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