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Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence in Texas

Criminal Law When an action has been construed as assault against a member of your household and you are now charged with domestic violence, you will need to obtain the quality representation that is offered at The Goodman Law Firm, P.C.

Request a meeting with our firm today for helpful insight on defending against your charges.

Who is Considered Family or Household Members?

Chapter 71 of the Texas Family Code discusses domestic violence and the penalties that an offender could face. Abuse and acts of violence by a family or household member against another that is intended to inflict physical harm or bodily injury is classified as domestic violence.

Family / household members are classified as:

  • Blood relatives
  • Anyone related by marriage
  • Step parents
  • Foster parents
  • Parents of the same child
  • Former spouses
  • Anyone who resides in the same home
  • Anyone who previously resided in the same home

Consult Our Experienced Criminal Attorney Serving Rockwall

Have Domestic Violence Questions?

Accusations of family violence in and around Rockwall, Texas, do frequently occur, especially within divorce cases. It is essential to protect your rights and ensure that you receive fair treatment. With the assistance of a skilled defense attorney from our firm, you can have confidence in the outcome of your case.

At The Goodman Law Firm, P.C., we have the resources available to help you build a strong defense case. A conviction of domestic violence can impact every area of your life. Your employment opportunities, professional licensing, and ability to maintain a relationship with your children is at stake.

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