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Assault Attorneys in Houston, TX

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Under the Texas Penal Code, one can be convicted of assault if one “intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causes or threatens bodily injury to another person” or if one “intentionally or knowingly causes physical contact with another person or persons with the knowledge that the person will consider that contact to be offensive or undesirable.” (See Texas Penal Code § 22.01(a))

An assault may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony depending upon the circumstances of the case (Texas Penal Code § 22.01(b) and (c)). If a public servant or elderly individual is assaulted, one may face enhanced penalties (Texas Penal Code § 22.01(d)).

More often than not, simple assault is combined with domestic violence and orders of protection (Texas Penal Code § 22.01(e)). Any domestic assault—commonly referred to as Assault Family Violence (AFV)—will often be linked to family and/or civil law cases. In order to prevent criminal, civil, or family consequences, an experienced Houston assault attorney is mandatory.

Seasoned and aggressive counsel is just a phone call away. Contact Thiessen Law Firm today at (713) 999-3959. We offer a free consultation and are available 24/7 to assist you.

Examples of Assaultive & Violent Offenses

The following are examples of assaultive and violent offenses in Texas:

  • Assault
  • Assault with Bodily Injury
  • Assault with a Deadly Weapon
  • Sexual Assault
  • Assaulting a Police Officer
  • Aggravated Robbery
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Kidnapping
  • Sex Crimes
  • Family Violence/Domestic Violence
  • Assault Causing Bodily Injury to a Family Member
  • Terroristic Threat
  • Riot
  • Harassment
  • Stalking
  • Homicide
  • Murder
  • Manslaughter

Were You Arrested & Charged with Assault in the Houston Area?

If you have been arrested for assault, the first course of action is to consult an attorney. DO NOT provide any statements to police or anyone else regarding the allegation. Assume that everyone you speak to about the charge is recording you. Assault and AFV could result in penalties that affect citizenship, child custody, firearm possession, and personal freedom, including jail time.

Due to the serious ramifications of an assault or AFV conviction, our Houston assault defense lawyers are dedicated to providing you with a professional, aggressive defense against your charges. Depending on the severity of the offense, punishment ranges from a $500 fine to 20 years in prison. The alleged damage to the victim, the method of assault, and any prior convictions or history are necessary factors in evaluating the case.

If you have been charged with assault, contact us online or call (713) 999-3959. We are here to ease your concerns and protect your freedom.

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