I was on 5 yrs probation fam vio impendin breath i revokewd with New charge class a misdemanor family violence bodlily injury which im assumeing they enhanced because on top of probation for impendin breath i had d a old family violence class a on my record so im wonderin what the degree of the family violenced enhanced would be is it a 1st degree 2nd or 3rd
If you pled on a family violence charge at any time, all future charges can be enhanced. Normal assault enhanced is a 3rd degree felony (2 to 10 years). Assault Impeding Breath with Prior is a 2nd degree felony (2 to 20 years). You need to hire a good lawyer really fast.
The answer provided is based on my experience as a former Texas prosecutor and a Criminal Defense Attorney serving Dallas, Collin, Tarrant and Denton Counties. The above answer is for informational purposes only and is not meant to provide legal advice that would form an attorney-client relationship.
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