Criminal Domestic Violence

Provided by Our Houston Family Lawyers

Image of HandcuffsAny form of physical violence against a family member may be considered criminal domestic violence and result in jail time. Depending on the circumstances surrounding physical abuse, the following charges may be brought against an abusive family member:

  • Assault or battery
  • Rape
  • Sexual assault
  • Attempted murder

Additionally, if a family member violates a restraining order or uses force to abduct a family member, any of the following charges may be brought:

  • Kidnapping
  • Stalking
  • False imprisonment
  • Violation of a restraining order

The punishment for criminal domestic violence depends on the charges brought and may include jail time, a prison sentence or probation and civil penalties.

If you or another family member have suffered from domestic abuse, it is important that you seek help immediately for your family. You should contact a Houston family lawyer who can assist you in taking action against your abusive family member. Protecting yourself and your family is the most important thing you can do. The Houston family lawyers at John K. Grubb & Associates, P.C., understand this, and we will use our experience and knowledge of Houston criminal domestic abuse laws to help you get the protection you need. Contact a Houston family attorney at our firm today to take the steps you need to take in order to protect your family.

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