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Are you facing a violent crime charge such as murder, capital murder, voluntary manslaughter or criminally negligent homicide?
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When faced with a violence crime, it is very important to NOT speak with the police following an arrest.
Do not make the mistake of providing them with incriminating statements while you are upset. Request to speak with an experienced Killeen homicide lawyer first.
Don't wait until the prosecutor makes the next move. Call an experienced Killeen violent crime attorney, F. Edward (Ed) Brown, for help with your violence crime charge today and protect your freedom and reputation. Contact us now, the initial consultation is FREE.
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One of the second-degree aggravated assault charges occurs when you either inflict some bodily harm, meaning causing pain to another person or if you threaten someone with an item that is considered a deadly weapon.
The other second degree aggravated assault charge occurs when you cause someone a serious injury. aggravated felony violent crimes Killeen
A defendant has committed the crime of kidnapping if he or she intentionally or knowingly abducts another person. This situation often arises within the divorced or separated family context as well. aggravated felony violent crimes Killeen
Robbery is charged as a second degree felony in Texas. This carries a penalty of two to twenty years in a state prison and/or a fine of no more than $10,000.
If the crime is elevated to that of aggravated felony violent crimes, the charge will be first degree felony.
In Texas a person commits the offense of aggravated sexual assault (violent crimes) against a child if he or she intentionally or knowingly:
(i) causes the penetration of the anus or sexual organ of a child younger than 14 years of age by any means;
(ii) causes the penetration of the mouth of a child younger than 14 years of age by the sexual organ of the actor;
(iii) causes the sexual organ of a child younger than 14 years of age to contact or penetrate the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor;
(iv) causes the anus of a child younger than 14 years of age to contact the mouth, anus, or sexual organ of another person, including the actor; or
(v) causes the mouth of a child younger than 14 years of age to contact the anus or sexual organ of another person, including the actor;
A person can still be prosecuted for aggravated sexual assault of a child if the actor:
1. causes serious bodily injury or attempts to cause the death of the victim or another person in the course of the same criminal episode;
2. by acts or words places the victim in fear that death, serious bodily injury, or kidnapping will be imminently inflicted on any person;
3. by acts or words occurring in the presence of the victim threatens to cause the death, serious bodily injury, or kidnapping of any person;
4. uses or exhibits a deadly weapon in the course of the same criminal episode;
5. acts in concert with another who engages in conduct described by Subdivision (1) directed toward the same victim and occurring during the course of the same criminal episode; or
6. administers or provides flunitrazepam, otherwise known as rohypnol, gamma hydroxybutyrate, or ketamine to the victim of the offense with the intent of facilitating the commission of the offense.
The minimum term of imprisonment for aggravated sexual assault against a child is 25 years if the victim of the offense is younger than six years of age at the time the offense is committed; or the victim of the offense is younger than 14 years of age at the time the offense is committed and the actor commits the offense in a manner described by Subsection (a)(2)(A).
Sec. 19.01. TYPES OF CRIMINAL HOMICIDE.
(a) A person commits criminal homicide (violent crimes) if he intentionally, knowingly, recklessly, or with criminal negligence causes the death of an individual.
(b) Criminal homicide is murder, capital murder, manslaughter, or criminally negligent homicide.
A criminal homicide is charged as manslaughter (violent crimes) when a person "recklessly causes the death of another individual," according to the Texas penal code.
The charge is a second-degree felony, punishable by two to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.
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