Family Violence Offenses: Assault by Strangulation

Family Violence Offenses: Assault by Strangulation

Assault is a very serious crime. Domestic assault, called assault family violence in Texas, is handled very strictly under state law. While many assault family violence crimes are treated as misdemeanors in the Lone Star State, cases that involve choking or...
Domestic Violence in Texas

Domestic Violence in Texas

In the state of Texas, domestic violence is referred to as ‘family violence.’ Though family violence is not defined in Texas law in its own specific terms, it is referenced and designated as an assaultive offense within the law. The Texas family code and state penal...