Fort Bend County Domestic Violence Attorney
What is Considered Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence is the direct act of violence against a family member, partner, person you are in a romantic relationship with or cohabitant. All it takes is one accusation of domestic violence, and officers can be quick to place a person under arrest for domestic violence. If you are charged with domestic violence, the court will place a restraining order on you, making it illegal for you to possess a firearm.
Additionally, if you are convicted of domestic violence, your gun rights may be permanently taken away. You urgently need a criminal defense lawyer in Fort Bend County who will fight for your rights.
Contact our Fort Bend domestic violence lawyer today to get started on your free case consultation.
What are the Penalties for Domestic Violence?
In the state of Texas, penalties for domestic violence can be severe. If you are convicted of a first offense domestic violence charge, than you can be facing up to one year in jail and $4,000 in fines. If you are a repeat offender, than your penalties increase to between 2-10 years in prison and up to $10,000 in fines.
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- 20+ years of legal experience
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We realize that all it can take is an alleged victim to “cry wolf”, and you could be staring down serious charges. Whether you acted in self-defense, or the situation was a misunderstanding, we urge you to contact our Fort Bend County criminal defense lawyers. When you work with Stornello Law Firm, P.C., we will investigate the entire case to ensure that your rights and freedoms are actively defended.
Why Call Stornello Law Firm, P.C. Today?
At our firm, we have over 20 years of experience providing our clients with stellar representation in Fort Bend County. Without our team, you could potentially be faced with a misdemeanor or felony charge, leading to time in jail or prison. If you are currently in a trial for a civil suit such as divorce or child custody, even an accusation of domestic violence can greatly change the outcome of your trial. It is important that the moment you are arrested and charged with a serious offense in Fort Bend County or the greater Houston area that you join forces with Stornello Law Firm, P.C.
If you have questions or concerns, do not hesitate to contact our defense lawyers today to schedule a FREE case evaluation as soon as possible.
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