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Category: Aggravated Assault

Mar 2
2018

Why are You Facing a Texas Aggravated Assault Charge?

Aggravated Assault

If you’re facing an aggravated assault charge in Texas, you may wonder what the difference is between simple assault and aggravated assault. In this post, we’ll explain the difference and tell you what you can do to fight your charges.

Texas Assault Charges

Simple Assault

In Texas, you can be charged with simple assault for the following reasons:

  • You intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly caused bodily injury to another person.
  • You intentionally or knowingly threatened another person with imminent bodily injury.
  • You intentionally or knowingly caused physical contact with another person when you had knowledge or should have had reasonable knowledge that the other person would find the physical contact offensive or provocative.

Simple assault is usually a class C misdemeanor [...]

Apr 25
2016

Three Things You Need to Do Right After Being Arrested for Aggravated Assault in Texas

Aggravated Assault | Assault

If you’ve been arrested or/and charged with aggravated assault in Texas, it is extremely important that you take very specific actions to protect yourself. Here are three things that you need to do after being arrested for aggravated assault in Texas:

1. Know Your Right to Remain Silent

Perhaps the most important thing that you need to know both at the time of your arrest and during any criminal proceedings is your fifth amendment right to not answer for a crime (unless indicted by a grand jury to do so). As such, when you’re arrested, the most information that you should provide police officers is your name; wait until speaking with an attorney to say anything else, and never make

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