It turns out that simple assault in Texas isn’t quite so simple. When someone hears the term “simple assault” they may think of scenarios from a barroom brawl on television, but it’s much more complicated than that.
The reality of simple assault in Texas is that it can involve a [...]
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People from all walks of life can find themselves facing assault charges. Even those who are generally on the other side of the law.
At the request of the town’s police department, the Texas Rangers recently investigated an assistant police chief in Bryan, Texas. He was issued a Class A [...]
Assault charges may be the result of a mistake or a misunderstanding. Maybe you were partying too hard and caused an accident. Or you were defending yourself from getting hurt and got framed. No matter the situation that got you here, you’re now facing criminal assault charges in the state [...]
According to the Texas penal code, when you injure someone, you are committing an assault. In fact, even when you only threaten to injure another person, you can be charged.
This is different from many other states, which typically impose a separate charge of “battery,” if you make personal contact [...]
Every Texan has the right to defend themselves against the use of force or violence. That right not only applies to defending yourself, but also others, and in some cases, your home as well.
However, it’s important to know exactly how Texas laws are laid out when it comes [...]