Houston Domestic Violence Defense Lawyers
Family Violence Charges in Texas
Domestic violence, also known as family violence, is a
violent crime which Texas state law defines as
any number of different types of emotionally or physically violent behavior
perpetrated by one person against another who is a member of the same
family or household. In most cases, a family violence arrest will be based on an incident
occurring between spouses or romantic partners, but it can also include
other family relationships and even roommates.
Common Types of Domestic Violence Offenses
Law enforcement and prosecutors in Houston take a tough stance against
domestic violence, out of a strong desire to protect the alleged victims
and to punish offenders. If you have been charged with a family violence
offense you are at risk of being subjected to harsh penalties for a conviction,
so don't wait to retain the counsel of an experienced
criminal defense firm.
Guerra & Farah, PLLC's criminal lawyers are prepared to take on
any of a number of different domestic violence offenses, including:
- Unlawful restraint
- Sexual assault
Charged with family violence? Let a Houston Criminal Attorney Fight for You
We assist our clients with every aspect of the situation, from speaking
on your behalf with the authorities and representing you in court, to
helping you petition to have the family violence protective order modified
or reduced so that you can get your life back in order. You must not do
anything which would constitute a violation of the restraining order,
since this could lead to another arrest and criminal charges of contempt of court.
We understand what an upsetting and frustrating experience this may be
for you, and we want to help you find your way out of the criminal justice
system and avoid further damage to your reputation.
Contact Guerra & Farah, PLLC now for a confidential consultation or take a few moments to
fill out a free case evaluation form on our website.