Workplace harassment is considered an abusive or hostile environment between co-workers, or employees and employers. Typically, workplace harassment is resolved outside the criminal justice system, but it may be a criminal matter if the harassment is severe enough. Texas has separate laws pertaining to criminal harassment.
Criminal harassment is defined as the intent to do the following to another individual:
The state must prove the defendant had the intent to harass, alarm, or torment another individual by:
Texas defines “obscene” as communication containing an offensive description or a solicitation for a sexual act.
Criminal harassment is a Class B misdemeanor for a first offense. This is punishable by:
If it is a second or subsequent criminal harassment conviction, it is a Class A misdemeanor punishable by:
Yes because being charged with criminal harassment is serious. Contact a Texas lawyer immediately to start working on resolving your charge.
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