Texas Aggravated Assault Lawyers

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What is "Felony Assault"?

In some jurisdictions felony assault and aggravated assault are commonly used to distinguish the crime from a simple misdemeanor. Simple assault is an attempt to commit battery on another individual. In Texas, felony assault and aggravated assault are considered to be separate crimes. 

What is Felony Assault in Texas?

A felony assault occurs when the defendant assaults a person:

A felony assault conviction is a third degree felony. It’s punishable by 2 to 10 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $10,000. 

What is Aggravated Assault in Texas?

Aggravated assault in Texas occur when a person:

What is the Punishment for Second Degree Aggravated Assault?

A conviction of aggravated assault as a second degree felony is punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $20,000. 

When can Aggravated Assault become a First Degree Felony in Texas?

Aggravated assault becomes a first degree felony when the victim was:

What’s the Punishment for First Degree Felony Aggravated Assault?

A defendant convicted of aggravated assault as a first degree felony can face 5 to 99 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $10,000.

Should I Contact a Lawyer?

Yes, if you’re charged with aggravated assault, contact a criminal lawyer immediately.

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Last Modified: 09-27-2016 12:47 PM PDT

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