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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.

Facing charges for assault? Don't face your charges alone. Contact us today to start discussing your defense.

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

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. 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:

  • Assault
  • Robbery
  • Assault of an Elderly Person
  • Assault of a Public Servant
  • Assault of an Handicapped Person
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Deadly Conduct
  • Injury to a Child
  • Domestic violence charges such as Assault Bodily Injury (Married)
  • Sexual Assault
  • And other violent offenses

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 San Antonio Assault Lawyer Today to Learn More!

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.

Arrested for assault? Contact a San Antonio assault attorney who is passionate about ensuring your case has a positive outcome.

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