San Antonio Assault Defense Lawyer
Diligent Legal Representation for the Accused
Assault crimes can range from threatening another person to actual harm with a deadly weapon. It can be charged as a simple misdemeanor or a serious felony. Penalties can range from fines and community service to lengthy prison sentences. You may also be prohibited from owning a firearm and have your child custody put in jeopardy. You need legal representation from a San Antonio assault defense attorney who knows how to create legal strategies that work on your behalf. As a former prosecutor, our San Antonio assault defense attorney can use every legal avenue in seeking the best possible case result for your situation. Beasley Law Firm is known for quality representation and reaching positive outcomes.
Texas Assault Cases
The most serious type of assault in Texas is felony assault. There are three varying degrees of felony assault, each of which has its own set of penalties. Penalties for third-degree felony assault range from 2 years up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. The range of punishment for second-degree felony charges are 2 to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. First degree charges carry a penalty range of 5 years to 99 years or life in prison and a fine of up to $10,000.
The following are examples of some of the more common assault charges:
- Assault causing bodily injury
- Domestic violence assault
- Domestic violence assault that impedes breath or blood flow
- Domestic violence assault with a previous conviction
- Aggravated assault
- Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon
- Assault of a public servant
Previous convictions can influence how you are prosecuted for any assault case. Each case is different with its own set of unique facts and circumstances. Beasley Law Firm does not use a cookie-cutter approach to defend you. At our firm, we will search for weaknesses and flaws in the evidence against you that can be used to your advantage. We leave no stone unturned in our effort to provide you with the strongest possible defense.
Phone us at (210) 361-7772 to request a consultation with our attorney.