Texas Upgrades Assault on Pregnant Women to Felony Charge

December 18, 2019

Assaulting another person is a serious offense in the eyes of the law. Assaulting a pregnant woman used to be treated in the same way as assaulting any other person, but things are changing in Texas. New laws are being put into place to ensure that the unborn child, who is also impacted by the assault, gets justice.

What does that mean for those who are accused of assaulting a pregnant woman? What can you do to defend yourself from false charges? And do you need a lawyer to represent you? Get all the details about the changing laws below.