Criminal Trespass Charges
Have you, a friend, or a loved one been charged with criminal trespass in Houston, TX? You should contact a criminal trespass lawyer in Houston, TX to help you fight the case.
The Consent & Notice Requirement
Under the Texas Penal Code, a person may be arrested for criminal trespass if the person enters or remains on another’s property without the effective consent of the owner and the person had notice that entry was forbidden or received notice to depart but failed to do so. In other words, if a person gives you consent to enter their property or their is not notice that you cannot enter or are required to leave then it would be unlawful to be charged with criminal trespass.
If you or your loved one in Houston has been charged with criminal trespass, you should contact an experienced Houston criminal defense lawyer before making any statements to police, investigators, or anyone about the facts of the case. These statements will likely be recorded and used by the government in prosecuting the case.
For more information about a specific case, you should contact a criminal lawyer in Houston that handles criminal trespass cases to see what legal and factual defenses are available to you.
NOTE: This information is not intended to be legal advice and is merely used for general educational purposes. For legal advice about a specific case call Houston criminal defense attorney Brandon R. Cammack at 713-300-9291 or schedule a free consultation online.