Being charged with a crime can result in life-changing consequences, but for some, there may be a chance to start over. For many non-violent offenses, there may be alternatives rather than going to jail or having your record tainted.
What Does Child Endangerment Mean?
In Texas, child endangerment is defined as any act, or failure to act, that exposes a child under 15 years of age to imminent risk of bodily harm, mental or physical impairment, or death. It can be an intentional act, recklessness, or it can even be deemed criminal negligence due to an act of omission.