Conroe Aggravated Assault Attorney
Aggravated Assault Cases in Texas
Attorney Doug Atkinson provides legal defense to clients facing criminal charges in the Conroe and Montgomery County areas. He is experienced and knowledgeable in all areas of criminal law and offers an aggressive defense to clients charged with aggravated assault or assault with a deadly weapon. Following an arrest for aggravated assault, it is important to contact a Montgomery County aggravated assault lawyer immediately and before making possible incriminating statements. Assault with a deadly weapon is a serious crime with significant consequences. A strong and effective defense is necessary when charged with a felony aggravated assault.
Our firm handles aggravated assault cases in Texas. Call today for aggressive defense!
What is Considered Aggravated Assault in Texas?
A simple assault may occur if threatening another verbally or in other ways that do not include an intent to cause serious harm or death. When an individual threatens another with a deadly weapon then an assault becomes an aggravated assault or an assault with a deadly weapon charge. Included in aggravated assault is a threat with the intention to rape, maim or murder a victim.
What are the Penalties for Aggravated Assault?
A conviction for assault with a deadly weapon can result in the following punishments:
- Imprisonment and parole
- Large fines and court costs
- Court ordered counseling programs
Penalties can increase if there are prior offenses, connection to gang-related activities, and the severity of the crime. A conviction for a major crime can be a life changing experience for the offender. An individual with a criminal record may have difficulty in finding desirable employment or lose a professional license. The options for schooling and careers may be limited because of an aggravated assault offense. With the loss of certain rights and freedoms, it is important to have a skilled defense attorney who knows the criminal court system and how prosecutors build criminal cases. Attorney Atkinson defends cases with the goal of the most favorable outcome for the defendant considering the seriousness of the violent crime. Make an appointment today for a consultation with a qualified lawyer.
Contact a Montgomery County aggravated assault attorney for legal representation if facing aggravated assault charges in Texas.