Category: Assault

April
11
2020

As the coronavirus pandemic grows, everyone is concerned about getting sick. This can be tricky since the dangerous part of this virus seems to be that it stays dormant for up to two weeks. During this dormant period, it can be easily be transmitted without anyone being the wiser.

Long [...]

March
10
2020

No One Is Above Assault Laws in Texas

Categories: Assault |

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 [...]

September
22
2019

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 [...]

May
18
2019

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 [...]

March
28
2019

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 [...]

November
1
2018

Assault charges are fueled by a variety of different intentions. A person who gets heated and decks someone at a bar may not be considered as dangerous as a person who assaults a police officer while they are in the line of duty, and Texas understands that not all incidents [...]