Assault can range from a Class C Assault, for the most minor cases, all the way up to Felony Assaults,
Assault, and Assaults with Bodily Injury.
Punishment and Sentencing for Assault: Due to the vast nature and diversity of assault cases, the punishment for Assault depends on the classification of the Charge. For Misdemeanors, Assault can be punishable by either a fine for Class C Misdemeanor Assault, to County Jail for Class A and B Assaults. Felony Assaults are more serious, with potential State Jail or Prison.
Common Assault Cases include fights at schools, colleges, or fights with weapons, and even gang assaults.
Defenses to Assault conduct, including consent (Sec. 22.06) and self-defense. Some Assaults can also be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony, so it is important to speak with an attorney. We have handled assaults in many cases, ranging from domestic violence to assaults with deadly weapons, and can represent you throughout the process, whether you seek an offer or demand a trial.