Assault Lawyer Denton County, Texas
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If you have been charged with assault, it is important to take your charges seriously and retain a knowledgeable and competent lawyer as soon as possible. In these types of cases, overwhelmed with emotion, passion, and anger, it is important to have a clear-headed attorney on your side who can gather the facts and defend you against the typical he-said-she-said case.
The Law Offices of Tim Powers uses our combined experience and our knowledge of the law to work toward obtaining a favorable resolve for your case. We are very familiar with the judges and prosecutors in the Denton area, which could give you an edge in court. At our firm, you are not just another case. You are a valued person, and your case is important to us.
If you have been accused of assault in Texas, schedule a case evaluation to discuss how our Denton County and Collin County defense lawyers can help you protect your future.
Assault Charges in Texas
In Texas, assault is defined as giving another person reason to believe you are going to inflict physical harm against them usually by intimidation or threatening behavior. In most cases, assault charges are made following an altercation where a threat of violence was made. Making gestures with your fists, knife, gun or anything else that can be used as a weapon is significant enough to result in assault charges.
Penalties for Assault in Texas
Assault is a serious crime that can result in both misdemeanor and felony offenses. There is a wide range of actions that can result in assault charges in Texas. The details of your case and the circumstances of your arrest will determine the severity of your penalties. Any prior convictions will also result in more severe penalties.
- Maximum of 10 year in prison
- up to $10,000 in fines
- Criminal Record
At the Law Offices of Tim Powers, we represent cases involving charges such as:
- Aggravated assault
- Domestic violence
- Injury to a child
Aggressive Defense When You Need it Most
We understand that sometimes fights happen. Sometimes people get upset (and justifiably so), and often people rush to call law enforcement before thinking about the potential consequences the call could bring. Led by a former Assistant Denton County District Attorney, the Law Offices of Tim Powers has the experience and knowledge needed to take on your case and aggressively seek the best attainable result. If there is a way to beat your case or get the assault charge reduced, we will work to do so on your behalf.
No matter how complicated or daunting your case may be, we are committed to working tirelessly to seek and attain the best result possible. With successful results in more than 40,000 Denton County criminal cases since 1996, you can trust the Law Offices of Tim Powers.
Put your worries aside and let us take charge. Call us today to schedule a free consultation at our firm.
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