An assault and battery charge can result in serious consequences for any defendant. You may face an extended prison sentence and be forced to pay excessive fines.
Justified or not, being charged with assault is a serious matter you should not take lightly.
An Assault is an offense against another person or persons. The various forms of Assault in Texas are set forth in Chapter 22 of the Texas Penal Code. Depending on the specific facts and circumstances of any given case, an assault charge can be anything from a fine only Misdemeanor up to a Felony Assault charge which could result in a lengthy prison sentence and/or a hefty fine.
Our attorneys are intimately familiar with all facets of criminal defense and may help clients with the following:
- Work to get the charges dropped or lowered
- Interview police, involved parties, and any possible witnesses to expose any lies or exaggerations
- Make sure that no evidence against our client was obtained illegally
- Conduct a thorough pre-trial investigation
- Employ a private investigator, ballistics expert, polygraphist, or any other experts that may be able to help strengthen our client’s defense
- Obtain expert witnesses to testify on behalf of our clients
- Negotiate with prosecutors to make sure our clients face the minimum possible penalties