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Domestic Violence Lawyers in Brazoria County

Protecting Your Future, Rights & Freedom

Domestic violence is a serious criminal offense, one that can have far-reaching consequences for you and your family. If you have been charged with domestic abuse, our Brazoria County domestic violence attorneys at Crenshaw & Purvis can provide you with the strong representation that you need. You don't want to find yourself battling these serious charges alone. We provide effective legal representation to residents of Angleton, Pearland, and the Greater Houston Metropolitan Area.

Consequences of a Domestic Violence Conviction

If you are convicted of domestic violence, your life may be forever changed. Your ability to work a public job may be negatively impacted, including jobs in teaching, nursing, and public office. If you are currently employed, you may lose your job, especially if your job description has you working with children or around weapons.

Since the conviction will stay on your criminal record, you may find it difficult to find any type of employment or obtain a public loan. Furthermore, during a child custody hearing, your criminal record can be used against you by the court. At Crenshaw & Purvis, our team of Brazoria County Criminal Defense attorneys want to give you the personalized counsel that you deserve.

Texas separates domestic violence into three categories, which are as follows:

  • Domestic assault
  • Aggravated domestic assault
  • Continuous violence against the family


What is the Statute of Limitations on Domestic Violence in Texas?

In Texas, the statute of limitations for domestic violence is two years since it is considered a misdemeanor. If the charge is continuous against a family member, then it becomes a felony which will then change the statute of limitations to three years.

Can You Expunge a Domestic Violence Charge in Texas?

In Texas, you cannot expunge domestic violence cases. There is a law in Texas that specifically states that deferred adjudication cases involving family violence can’t be sealed or expunged. The records, arrest, and case will stay on your record for life even if the case did not lead to a formal conviction.

Call (979) 200-4746 Right Away

There are many defenses that we can use to fight any and all domestic violence charges against you. Depending on your unique circumstances, our team of legal professionals will develop a plan of action that places your needs first. We understand how difficult this time can be for you and your family, which is why our attorneys are readily available for you.

Do not let a domestic abuse charge ruin your future, please contact our Brazoria County domestic violence lawyers today at (979) 200-4746.

Why Should You Hire Crenshaw & Purvis?

  • Over 55 Years of Combined Experience

  • Established Track Record of Proven Success

  • Focused Practice on Criminal Defense and DWI

  • Honest, Knowledgeable, Professional Representation

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