Penalties for a Domestic Violence Assault In Texas

​The penalties for a domestic violence assault include the following:

  • Class A misdemeanor: up to 1 year in jail or a fine of up to $4,000, or both

  • Third-degree felony: 2 to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000

  • Second-degree felony: 2 to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000

  • First-degree felony: 5 to 99 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000

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A person convicted of the assault may also be in charge of compensating the victim for any bills including medical treatment counseling, or replacement of damaged property.