In cases where serious injury occurs, or there was a weapon involved, an individual may be charged with aggravated assault. In Texas, aggravated assault is a second-degree felony, punishable by up to 20 years in prison and $10,000 in fines.
Penalties for Domestic Violence
Penalties for a domestic violence conviction are extremely severe. You may be looking at serious jail or prison time, and, you will have to comply with no-contact orders after being released. In addition, you may lose your right to own firearms. If you have children, you may lose visitation time due to the conviction.
There Are Two Sides to Every Story. Yours Should Be Heard.
These cases often involve two different stories, and it is our job to find out what really happened. At our law firm, you can always meet with our lawyers to discuss your case. Once we have learned more about your situation, we immediately start preparing your defense. We interview any witnesses who were present when the event occurred, and we compare their statements with what they said at the scene. Our attorneys can also examine law enforcement reports to determine what factors they relied upon when they made the arrest.
If prosecutors are unwilling to budge from their version of events, we are not afraid to try your case in court. Our legal team has extensive experience inside the courtroom, and we are confident in our ability to present a compelling defense on your behalf.