Is Domestic Assault a Felony in Texas

Domestic violence is a serious problem both here at home in Texas, and across the country. In fact, in the United States it is estimated that one in three women, and one in four men will experience violence perpetrated by an intimate partner or family member at some point in their lives. Today we will take a closer look at each type of domestic violence crime in Texas and discuss what you should do if you have been arrested for domestic violence.

Can a Felony be Expunged in Texas?

Mistakes are a part of life, and, unfortunately, some of those mistakes can follow us for years. In Texas, and the U.S. generally, a criminal record can affect the opportunities available to you throughout your life even if you are not convicted of a crime.

What is a Summons in Texas?

If you are issued a summons, it’s crucial that you attend court at the date and time specified. Failing to do so means you will lose your case by default, and if it is a criminal case, the court will likely issue a warrant for your arrest.

Understanding False Imprisonment in Texas

When a person holds another person captive against their will without proper authority, it is called false imprisonment. Kidnapping is the best-known type of false imprisonment and it is a serious criminal offense that carries heavy charges for people who are convicted.