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What to Expect If You Are Charged with Domestic Violence in Texas

If you are facing charges of domestic violence in Texas, learning more about the laws and potential penalties can help you understand how to get the best chance at a positive outcome.

Domestic Violence and Relationships

In order for something to qualify as an act of domestic violence, there must be an intimate relationship between the offender and the victim.

Examples include the following:

  • Person related by blood or marriage
  • Spouse or former spouse
  • Dating partner or former dating partner
  • Parent of the offender’s children
  • Parents
  • Children
  • Foster parents
  • Foster children
  • Members of the same household

A skilled Texas criminal attorney will be able to explain how charges apply in your situation. [...]