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  • Causes of Intimate Partner Violence
    Causes of Intimate Partner Violence

    In Texas, “ domestic violence ” is referred to as “family violence.” Under Section 71.004 of the Texas Family Code, family violence is defined as “an act by a member of a family or household member ...

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  • What if I'm Falsely Accused of Family Violence?
    What if I'm Falsely Accused of Family Violence?

    According to the 2008 Crime in Texas Report , the Texas Family Code defines family violence as, “an act by a member of a family or household against another member that is intended to result in ...

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  • Firearm Possession & Family Violence Protective Orders
    Firearm Possession & Family Violence Protective Orders

    If you live in Texas, you know Texans take pride in their firearms. When something such as family violence or domestic violence charges are filed against a proud gun owner, it’s understandable why he ...

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  • Penalties for Violating a Protective Order
    Penalties for Violating a Protective Order

    In Plano and throughout the state of Texas, victims of family violence ( domestic violence ) can seek a protective order from the courts, which orders an abuser to STOP hurting them. People can also ...

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  • Contributors to Intimate Partner Violence
    Contributors to Intimate Partner Violence

    As criminal defense attorneys, we frequently represent people who have been accused of intimate partner violence, otherwise known as “family violence,” “ domestic violence ” and “spousal abuse.” ...

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  • Can I Be Deported for Domestic Violence?
    Can I Be Deported for Domestic Violence?

    In Texas, it’s against the law to physically abuse your family members. While it may be socially and culturally acceptable to punish one’s spouse or child in many other countries, that does not mean ...

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