The Prosecution of Violent Crimes

Typically in Texas, violent crimes are often felony offenses and the punishments for such crimes are sought out aggressively. These violent crime consequences may include:

  • Probation

  • Restitution to the victim(s)

  • Mandatory anger management classes

  • Loss of the right to own a firearm

  • Loss of certain professional licenses

  • Limited financial and housing opportunities

  • Difficulty obtaining employment

Common violent crimes:

  • Assault

  • Battery

  • Murder

  • Kidnapping

  • Child abuse

  • Violent threats

  • Hate crimes

  • Gang crimes

  • Terrorism or terrorist threats