Assault

  • How The New Texas “Campus Amnesty Law” Will Impact Sexual Assault

    … Sexual assault, commonly referred to as rape, is a serious crime in Texas. A sexual assault crime occurs when an individual knowingly and intentionally commits a prohibited sexual activity under Texas sexual assault laws without a victim’s consent. The state of Texas severely punishes those who commit sexual assault. Two new laws, State Bill 968 (SB more > The post How The New Texas “Campus Amnesty Law” Will Impact Sexual Assault appeared first on The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp. …

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  • Terroristic Threats: Laws and Consequences in Texas

    … limiting the right to free speech under the U.S. Constitution. The first element of a terroristic threat is the intent to terrorize, disrupt, harm, or intimidate a function of government. To prove that the actor has made a terroristic threat, the prosecutor must show that the actor/speaker said something that’s reasonably considered as threatening…

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  • Restraining Order Florida Law

    … is specifically defined as “any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping, false imprisonment, or any criminal offense resulting in physical injury or death”; Alternatively, the Petitioner can allege that he or she is in imminent danger of becoming a victim…

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  • Simple Assault: Not So Simple Consequences

    … Simple Assault: Not So Simple Consequences Posted by Matthew Sharp under Assault, Threats March 30, 2016 Simple Assault Laws in Texas When someone hears the phrase “simple assault“, they may imagine a scenario involving a fistfight or a sucker punch. In reality, Texas law states that a case of simple assault can involve a wide variety…

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  • Assault and Battery | What is the Difference?

    … Assault and Battery Assault & Battery is a Matter of Do or Do Not The words assault and battery are often incorrectly used together to describe one criminal charge. For example, an individual on a television show might be arrested for “assault and battery.” In reality, assault is a criminal charge and battery is another. You cannot…

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  • Domestic Abuse and Assault on a Family Member

    … Domestic Abuse and Assault on a Family Member Posted by Matthew Sharp under Assault, Violent Crime October 28, 2015 Abuse and Assault Laws in Texas Here in Texas, the crime of assault is taken very seriously. Despite a popular belief, a person does not have to engage in outright physical violence in order to be charged with an assault crime…

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