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Protecting Your Rights Against Domestic Violence Charges

Facing a criminal charge is always frightening, but allegations of violence against one’s family can be particularly upsetting. You are likely worried about what others may think of you if they find out. If convicted, you could face a stiff prison sentence depending on the degree of the charge.

At Burleson, Pate & Gibson, L.L.P., we understand the consequences you could face if convicted of a domestic violence charge. Our firm has been representing clients in the Dallas/Fort Worth area for more than 50 years. We are committed to securing justice for our clients with aggressive, personalized representation.

Consequences Of Family Violence Convictions

There are three different domestic violence crimes an individual could be charged with in Texas, including continuous violence against the family, domestic assault and aggravated domestic assault. These crimes range from class A misdemeanors to third-degree felonies depending on the severity of the assault, if a weapon was involved, and the accused’s prior record. The consequences for a conviction vary and might include:

  • Fines up to $10,000
  • Prison terms ranging from a few months to 99 years
  • Being banned from owning or possessing a firearm
  • Not being allowed to obtain a Texas fishing or hunting license
  • Negative impacts on current job and future employment opportunities
  • Long-term ramifications in divorce or child custody proceedings

Our legal team understands the seriousness of the charges you face and are committed to protecting your rights. We have a reputation for results-driven representation for family violence charges because we know your future depends on us giving you our best.

Quality Legal Representation Can Make All The Difference

If you are facing a charge of family violence, securing an experienced attorney who will vehemently pursue your best interests is essential. At Burleson, Pate & Gibson, L.L.P., we will pursue every available resource to provide you with the best possible defense.

Contact our Dallas-based office today to discuss your options with a member of our legal team. Call 214-974-5742 or email us to schedule your initial consultation. We have earned a reputation for excellence because we get results. See how we can help you.