Austin Terroristic Threat Lawyer Jason Trumpler By Jason Trumpler, P.C. on April 15, 2020

Austin Terroristic Threat Attorney

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The Texas Penal Code defines a "terroristic threat" as a threat of violence made towards a person or property. A "terroristic threat" usually involves emotional trauma as opposed to physical injury. Examples of words or actions which may constitute a "terroristic threat" charge include:

  • Words or acts that might cause an emergency crew to feel like they cannot complete their duties.
  • Words or acts that place someone in fear of "imminent" and "serious bodily injury."
  • Words or acts that prevent or interrupt the occupation of a public building, a place someone works at, a car or plane, etc.
  • Words or acts that cause impairment or interruption with a telephone service, public transport, water, gas, or power supply.
  • Words or acts that influence the conduct or activities of a branch or agency of the federal/state government.

If the State has charged you or someone that you know with the crime of committing a terroristic threat, we can help. Jason Trumpler has 20-years of experience and will fight to get your charges reduced or dismissed. If necessary, he will fight your case in front of a jury. Call Us Today At 512-457-5200.

Potential Consequences

Typically, a terroristic threat is a Class B Misdemeanor. The punishment range for a Class B Misdemeanor is:

  • Up to six months in the county jail; and,
  • Fine of up to $2,000.

However, if the State convicts you of making a terroristic threat against a family member or a public servant (such a police officer), or if the alleged terroristic threat causes a financial loss of at least $2,500 to the owner of the room or building, the charge may be enhanced to a Class A Misdemeanor. The punishment range of a Class A Misdemeanor is:

  • Up to one year in the county jail; and,
  • A fine of up to $4,000.

In addition to jail time and financial penalties, it can be harder to find employment and housing with a conviction on your records.

Contact Us Today At 512-457-5200

If law enforcement has accused you or some you know of the crime of a terroristic threat, contact us today at 512-457-5200. Jason Trumpler has successfully prevented hundreds of individuals from receiving a conviction on their records. He currently practices in Central Texas counties, including Travis, Williamson, Hays, Comal, Lee, Burnet, and Bastrop. Call our office today at 512-457-5200.

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Jason Trumpler has handled thousands of criminal cases over nearly 20 years. He is a current or past member of several national, state, and local legal associations, including:

  • American Bar Association
  • Austin Bar Association
  • Williamson County Bar Association
  • National College for DUI Defense®
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers' Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Austin Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association

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