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 [...]
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 [...]
In Texas, depending on the specific behavior you are accused of, you could be charged with assault, aggravated assault, or deadly conduct for fighting with someone.
In this post, we’ll break down the three types of assault charges and their associated penalties so that you can fight back against your [...]
If you have been charged with aggravated assault in Texas, you need to be informed about the charges you’re facing. Below, we’re going to detail the law and associated penalties, and tell you how a knowledgeable criminal attorney can help.Aggravated Assault Charges in Texas
Aggravated assault is defined by [...]