Rockwall Assault and Battery Attorney

In the state of Texas, you can be charged with the crime of assault for a wide range of incidents. You can face charges of assault as the result of a serious bar fight or for a minor shove. In many cases, physical contact does not have to be made for the charge of assault and battery to be imposed. Individuals under suspicion of assault can be arrested immediately if an officer witnesses the alleged violence.

You can be charged with assault for any of the following actions:

  • Intentionally or recklessly causing bodily injury to a victim
  • Intentionally or knowingly threatening a victim with bodily injury
  • Intentionally or knowingly causing physical contact in an offensive manner

Simple assault charges involve only threats or light touching, which can be considered a Class C misdemeanor in Texas. For this type of offense, you may be required to pay a fine of up to $400 and spend up to a year in jail. Aggravated assault is often charged as a first-degree felony. This type of offense is charged when assault is against an individual within a domestic relationship with the alleged perpetrator.

Defense Attorney for Northern Texas Residents

As your Rockwall criminal defense lawyer, I am prepared to help you fight for the best possible result available. I have more than a decade of experience helping individuals pursue the result they deserve. I am highly skilled at finding weaknesses and holes within the prosecution's case. I can perform a thorough investigation of your case. My goal is to select the best possible jury and to negate the prosecution's case using the information obtained from investigation. I know the impact that a Texas assault and battery conviction can have on your life and I offer zealous representation on your behalf to fight against these charges.

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