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Aggravated Assault Charges in Houston

Aggressive Defense for Serious Criminal Charges

If you have been accused of assault or arrested for this offense, the most important thing you can do is consult with an attorney. Do not let yourself believe that law enforcement personnel are on your side or that the prosecution will try to offer you a fair deal. Your Houston aggravated assault lawyer will be the only person on your side who can protect your freedom.

According to Texas Penal Code § 22.02, one can be charged with aggravated assault if one knowingly or recklessly assaults another person with an additional aggravating factor to the case such as serious bodily injury to another person. Another aggravating factor is assaulting someone with the use of a deadly weapon, with use being defined as broadly as only showing or displaying the weapon.

For experienced and aggressive defense counsel during every single step of your case, call (713) 999-3959. We are results-driven and committed to the full preservation of your rights.

Aggravated Assault Is a Felony Offense

Most often, an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon is a second-degree felony (Texas Penal Code § 22.02(b)). Section 22.02(b)(1) creates an exception to the assault if done to someone performing their roles as a public servant.

Aggravated assault and assault with a deadly weapon carry very stiff penalties and are considered serious offenses by the District Attorney’s office. If convicted of a first-degree aggravated assault felony, the range of punishment allows 5 to 99 years in prison, along with a monetary fine up to $10,000. If convicted of a second-degree felony, however, the range of punishment is between 2 and 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine.

You Need a Top-Notch Houston Aggravated Assault Lawyer

Given the considerable penalties associated with aggravated assault, it is absolutely necessary that you hire the highest quality attorney that you can afford. At Thiessen Law Firm, we understand the severity of the consequences you are facing and will fight for your freedom. We will work to have the case no-billed, dismissed, reduced, and either get the best deal possible or take it to trial. There is nothing that waivers our commitment to your future.

To learn more, call (713) 999-3959 or contact us online. We offer a free, confidential consultation.

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