Standing Up To Assault Charges In Texas
If you have been charged with assault and battery in Texas, it is important to talk to an experienced criminal defense lawyer before making any statements to police or prosecutors. At the Jarvis & Hamilton Law Firm, our attorneys can help you understand your rights and guide you through the legal process. Bob Jarvis and Matt Hamilton are accomplished criminal law attorneys with a proven record of success defending the rights of clients in Sherman, Fort Worth and throughout surrounding areas. Generally, assault and battery charges involve the following factors:
- Intentionally causing bodily injury to another
- Threatening another with imminent bodily injury
- Causing bodily contact with another that the recipient would regard as offensive or provocative
As harsh as the penalties are for assault, the penalties for aggravated assault are that much worse. Aggravated assault may be charged when the alleged assault causes severe bodily injury, when a weapon is used or when certain other factors are present. The defense lawyers at the Jarvis & Hamilton Law Firm are well-versed in successful defense strategies for assault and battery charges and other crimes of violence in Texas. We will use our skill and experience to protect your rights and your future in this critical legal matter.