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Texas Family Violence Defense Lawyers.

In Texas, a conviction for family violence can have devastating and lasting consequences that can impact your future. A successful criminal defense starts early.

Call our Texas Family Violence Defense Lawyers today for a FREE case consultation. Put our experienced defense attorneys on your side.


In Texas, when someone is charged with Assault and the prosecutor seeks to convict with an “affirmative finding of family violence,” the potential consequences become far more serious.

Family violence assault applies to individuals who are:

  • Related by blood or marriage;
  • Current or former spouses;
  • Parents of the same child; and
  • Foster parents and children.

Additionally, the family violence statute in Texas has been extended to apply to same-sex relationships.

What is a Family Violence Assault?

The elements of the offense of family violence assault include:

  • the defendant committed the crime;
  • intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly;
  • caused bodily harm to a family member, including the defendant’s spouse.


The Texas Family Violence Defense Lawyers at Joyner + Joyner – Texas Law Firm have successfully represented many clients facing Family Violence Assault charges in the State of Texas.

At Joyner + Joyner, we zealously advocate for our clients to ensure their rights are protected. Every situation is different and our attorneys thoroughly review all the facts with our clients to make sure we prepare the most effective defense. Our lawyers at Joyner + Joyner are readily available to all their clients throughout the course of their case. We pride ourselves in client satisfaction and we stand by our clients every step of the way.

Our defense attorneys can represent you in family violence cases such as: protective order violations, child abuse, spousal abuse, elder abuse and false imprisonment.

If you have been arrested, accused, interrogated or charged with family violence assault in the State of Texas, do not speak with the authorities alone! Call our experienced family violence defense lawyers immediately for FREE initial consultation. Understand your options and protect your rights!

If you or a loved one has been charged with Family Violence in the State of Texas, contact our defense attorneys immediately for a FREE consultation.

Our lawyers will meet with you and make sure that you have all the necessary information to make an educated decision regarding your particular case.