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What Is Workplace Harassment?

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.

How Is Criminal Harassment Defined in Texas?

Criminal harassment is defined as the intent to do the following to another individual:

What Must Be Proven for a Conviction of Criminal Harassment in Texas?

The state must prove the defendant had the intent to harass, alarm, or torment another individual by:

What Does “Obscene” Refer to in a Harassment Charge?

Texas defines “obscene” as communication containing an offensive description or a solicitation for a sexual act.

What Is the Punishment for Criminal Harassment in Texas?

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:

Should I Talk to a Lawyer about My Case?

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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Last Modified: 09-15-2016 10:26 PM PDT

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