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San Antonio Assault Attorney

Defending Clients Who Are Facing Assault Charges in Bexar County

Although assault is considered a violent crime, there sometimes may be no actual physical harm involved, according to the Texas Penal Code. Many people think only of fistfights or physical attacks, but an individual can be prosecuted for simply touching or making threats to another person. If you have been accused of or charged with assault or any other crime of violence, it is crucial that you discuss this with San Antonio assault attorney John J. Fox who can explain your rights and take action to defend you.

Have you been accused of assault? Call The Law Office of John J. Fox today at (210) 460-1221 or contact us online to request a free consultation with an experienced assault lawyer in San Antonio.

Why Hire The Law Office of John J. Fox

As our client, you can expect the following:

  • Representation backed by over 20 years of experience
  • Free case consultations
  • One-on-one personalized attention
  • Counsel from a legal professional experienced in trial law

What is Considered Assault?

There are a number of offenses which fall into the category of assault. Any intentional bodily injury or threat of bodily injury or intentional physical contact which the other person will regard as offensive or provocative can lead to an assault charge. In the case of serious injury or the use of a weapon, the charge could be aggravated assault. A conviction could result in such penalties as jail time, probation, community service, anger management counseling, large fines, the loss of your right to carry a firearm, and other serious consequences.

Depending upon the circumstances of your case, an experienced San Antonio assault lawyer with our firm can build a powerful defense strategy for a client facing charges of:

What is the Penalty for Simple Assault?

In Texas, the penalties for simple assault depend on the circumstances surrounding the case. Possible penalties for simple assault include:

  • Class C misdemeanor: up to a $500 fine
  • Class B misdemeanor: up to a $2,000 fine and/or up to 180 days jail time
  • Class A misdemeanor: up to a $4,000 fine and/or up to one year’s jail time
  • Third-degree felony: up to a $10,000 fine and two to ten years in prison

Contact A Skilled Assault Lawyer Today

We understand if you are feeling confused and anxious during this time. We are well aware that your future is at stake. Being charged is not the same thing as being convicted. Ensure that you select a San Antonio assault lawyer with many years of experience in this kind of case. Find out how we can help by calling The Law Office of John J. Fox for a consultation.

Contact The Law Office of John J. Fox today to get started on your defense with a San Antonio assault attorney.

Contact The Law Office of John J. Fox Today!

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