Threats

  • Texas Laws Regarding Threats

    … circumstances can enhance the potential penalties for a threat. For example, a person who threatens their neighbor while waving a gun may be charged with aggravated assault. This applies even if the gun is unloaded and no physical contact occurs. Also, a person who threatens a peace officer, elected official or who threatens a large group of people…

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  • Stalking Laws in Texas

    … Stalking Laws in Texas Posted by Matthew Sharp under Threats May 4, 2016 The Truth About Stalking Laws in Texas Nearly everyone has been bothered by another person at some point or another. For example, a co-worker may repeatedly ask annoying questions or an ex-boyfriend may keep calling their former girlfriend only to immediately hang up…

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  • Simple Assault: Not So Simple Consequences

    … to break a bone or be hospitalized may be upgraded to aggravated assault. Using a deadly weapon during an assault can also lead to aggravated assault charges. Legal Penalties In Texas, a conviction for simple assault is a serious matter. If there are no aggravating factors, a conviction for a simple assault can lead to conviction on Class C…

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