Assault & Battery

Dallas Assault & Battery Attorney

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Assault and battery involve deliberately or knowingly causing physical harm to another, including attempting to cause bodily injury or threatening to cause harm. There are many different kinds of assault including simple assault, aggravated assault, domestic assault, aggravated sexual assault, assault with a deadly weapon, injury to a child, elderly individual or disabled individual as well as deadly conduct and terrorist threats. These charges can be either misdemeanors or felonies.

The penalties for assault and battery in Texas depend upon different factors such as the severity of the injury inflicted, if a weapon was used, if the victim was vulnerable or a law officer or if the offense is deemed a hate crime. Regardless of the details surrounding your criminal charge, you need to make sure you retain competent legal defense services immediately.

At Berlof & Newton, P.C. we offer English and Spanish speaking services and free legal consultations. We have 40 years of combined legal experience and are prepared to get to work on your behalf today. Don’t hesitate to call our Dallas assault and battery lawyer at (214) 494-8990.

Penalties You Can Expect Upon Conviction

Some of the typical penalties for assault charges include:

  • Simple assault without injury- Up to $500 in fines
  • Simple assault resulting in minor injuries- Up to $4,000 in fines and one year in jail
  • Assault of a public servant or government official- Up to $10,000 in fines and 2 to 10 years in prison
  • Aggravated assault causing serious injury or involving a weapon- Up to $10,000 in fines and 2 to 20 years in prison

When you are facing prison time, fines and probation, you need to act quickly to protect your rights. There are many defense strategies that could be available to you including self-defense, defense of others, or defense of property or consent. Our assault and battery attorneys in Dallas are committed to being with you every step of the way. We take the time to understand your side of the story and work closely with you to craft a defense that is geared towards the best outcome possible.

For the aggressive and experienced legal representation you need in your corner, don’t hesitate to speak with our legal team at Berlof & Newton, P.C. today! You can reach us by dialing (214) 494-8990.

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