Recent Posts in Felonies Category

  • How Assault Charges Become Aggravated Assault Charges

    Texas law considers simple assault any action that attempts to physically harm another person, or actually does so. While this is a serious criminal charge that can lead to extensive jail time, high fines paid to the state, and restitution paid to the victim, matters for the accused will be even worse if they are charged with aggravated assault . How does this escalation occur? There are two ...
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  • What Is Considered a Felony Crime in Texas?

    Many have heard the term “felony” in crime dramas, books, and news reports when describing an alleged criminal’s heinous acts. But what exactly is a felony, and what makes it so much more serious than any other type of crime? To answer this question, one must first have a basic understanding of the criminal justice system and the way different types of offenses are classified. Infractions vs. ...
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