Aggravated Sexual Assault

In this video Houston, Texas criminal defense attorney Tom Abbate explains the legal ramifications of an aggravated sexual assault charge in Texas. Mr. Abbate covers the requirements to elevate charges to the degree of an aggravated crime, discusses the relevance of the victims age, and presents an overview of possible penalties.

Aggravated Kidnapping

Continuing the series on aggravated offenses, Houston, Texas criminal defense attorney Tom Abbate discusses Texas aggravated kidnapping charges, including various examples of actions which may lead to the charges and their legal ramifications.

Aggravated Offenses

Houston, Texas criminal defense attorney Tom Abbate discusses the addition of “aggravated” charges to Texas felony offenses, and explains their impact on sentencing.

Burglary: Criminal Defense

In this video Houston, Texas criminal defense attorney Tom Abbate explains the differences between the charges of burglary of a building and burglary of a habitation, as well as the associated criminal defense strategies.