What You Need to Know About Spousal Immunity in Texas

January 22, 2020

If your spouse has been charged with a criminal offense, you might be questioning whether you will be asked to testify during their trial. It can be traumatizing to discover that a loved one has been slapped with serious charges. Often, the accused’s boyfriend, girlfriend, or spouse can suffer from cognitive dissonance, which causes them to question their own memories.

Because of reason and others, spouses are granted what’s called spousal immunity in Texas. This privilege allows the spouse to not be called as a witness during a criminal trial in some situations. Learn everything you need to know about spousal immunity in Texas below.