The minimum sentence you can get for aggravated assault in TX is one year for a simple assault. A simple assault I classified as a Class A Misdemeanor. Nevertheless, the maximum time you can get for aggravated assault in Texas is between 2 to 20 years. The number of years you get depends on several mitigating factors, which include:
Serious bodily harm- Causing an injury that results in permanent bodily harm, life-threatening injuries, long-term body disfigurement, or impairment of bodily functions.
Using deadly weapons– The use of any type of weapon, blunt, sharp, flat, dull, wood, metal, or any other material is considered a deadly weapon, with an attempt to do bodily harm. Using a weapon can be fatal, so the charges will most likely be upgraded.
The most serious charges arise from an aggravated assault of a second-degree nature, making second-degree charges a felony. Assaults that are against a family member or someone in the household, or with someone whom an intimate relationship is ongoing, a law enforcement officer, a public servant, or a person who is set to testify against you, the charges could be anywhere from 2 years to 20 years.
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Time constantly moves and so does the law. Every minute you wait to contact a criminal attorney in San Antonio Tx, the more precious time you lose, preparing your case. People make mistakes, arguments, disagreements, and life just happens. When tempers get out of control, words are said, and physical alterations occur. When the police arrive, accounts of what took place are not always accurate. Facts are left out, or details are added.
We contact witnesses on your behalf, collect actions and prove any actions on your part in self-defense. Our San Antonio Criminal attorney at the Law Office of Reynaldo P. Morin can help you build a strong defense. Give our San Antonio TX criminal attorney a call today and schedule a free consultation at (936) 559-7100.