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Charges of domestic violence can result in severe consequences if you are convicted, both in terms of jail time and reputation. Sadly, these charges are often exaggerated or brought maliciously to cause damage with no real thought of the long-term consequences. If you’ve been accused of domestic violence, it’s critical to have a knowledgeable and top-rated criminal defense attorney by your side to compile and present an effective, compelling defense on your behalf.
Our Houston domestic violence defense lawyer at Holt Law can protect your rights and freedom against serious criminal allegations. We understand what it takes to help our clients obtain the most favorable outcome in their cases.
What Is Domestic Abuse?
Domestic abuse in Houston can be classified as either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the circumstances. Domestic abuse charges usually involve:
- Acts that cause a spouse or family member to be in fear of imminent injury
- Attempts to cause bodily harm
- Intentionally or recklessly causing injury
- Sexual assault
- Physical or sexual assault of a child
- Patterns of behavior that routinely cause another fear of injury
Domestic Violence Penalties
Misdemeanor convictions can result in up to two years in prison, while felony convictions can land you in prison for up to twenty years. Further, any conviction will appear on your permanent criminal record forever affecting your ability to gain employment and make a living.
Defending Against Domestic Abuse Charges
At Holt Law, our Houston domestic violence defense attorney will work with you to hear your side of the story and develop a creative, effective, and persuasive defense strategy geared to lead to reduced charges or full exoneration in or out of court. We understand how stress and tension in a household can lead to blow-ups, and we know that there are always two sides to any story.
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