Domestic Violence

Texas Domestic Violence Attorney

Outstanding Criminal Defense for Texas

A domestic violence charge can do considerable damage to a person’s future and reputation. Domestic violence involves assault or aggressive behavior within the home, usually involving the abuse of a spouse or family member.

Contrary to popular belief, no physical contact has to actually take place for a person to be charged with assault, as intimidation or using fear of bodily harm can cause equally intense psychological distress.

If you are facing charges of domestic violence, a Texas criminal defense attorney the Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez, Jr. can defend you against the prosecution’s claims and improve your chances of reaching a desirable outcome.

Our Texas domestic violence lawyer is backed by a long legacy of success:

  • Membership of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Superb 10.0 Avvo Rating
  • Nearly 15 years of legal experience
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association Membership

Let us defend your freedom – request a confidential and free case evaluation from our Texas domestic violence attorney today.

What Penalties Do I Face?

Texas has very strict penalties for convicted offenders of domestic violence, making the need for retaining a powerful defense extremely important. Depending on the severity of the allegations and the damage done to the victim(s) of the violent act, you could be facing prison time and a myriad of fines if convicted.

In addition to the risk of incarceration, you may be required to pay restitution to the victim(s) for medical treatment, damaged property and counseling expenses.

Penalties for a domestic violence conviction in Texas are as follows:

  • Class A misdemeanor: up to 1 year in jail and a $4,000 fine
  • 3rd degree felony: up to 10 years in prison and a $10,000 fine
  • 2nd degree felony: up to 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine
  • 1st degree felony: possible life in prison and a $10,000 fine

Aggressively Defending the Rights of the Accused Since 2001

Domestic violence charges are extremely serious and require the tenacious defense of a skilled lawyer in order to be overcome. At the Law Offices of Alex R. Hernandez, Jr. PLLC, our Texas criminal defense lawyers are prepared to stand by your side and fight to secure a desirable outcome for your case.

Upon retaining our services, we will be committed to exploring every opportunity to seek a dismissal or reduction of your charges. You are innocent until proven guilty, and we are ready to fight tooth and nail to preserve your freedom. Get the representation you need – contact our office today!

Our domestic violence lawyers are available 24/7. Call (888) 907-8994 today.

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Reviews & Testimonials

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Awards & Accolades

  • AVVO Rating
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Rue Ratings
  • Multi-million Dollar Advocates
  • Million Dollar Advocates
  • Texas Trial Lawyers
  • AV Preeminent
  • American Bar