Assault & Battery Charges in Texas
Competent & Aggressive Irving Defense Lawyer
Assault and battery charges are considered very serious criminal offenses
in Texas. If you have been recently accused, arrested, or charged, it
is in your best interest to hire an attorney right away to help protect
your rights. The sooner you find a lawyer who is qualified to represent
you, the better the chances are of building a strong defense.
What are Assault & Battery Charges?
Although you typically hear the words "assault and battery "together,
under the law they are not the same crime. Battery is intentionally and
knowingly harming someone else, while assault is an act which is intended
to put someone in fear of harm or violence.
There are a wide range of different assault and battery charges, including:
- Aggravated assault (committed using a mask and/or weapon)
- Sexual assault or sexual battery
- Assault committed on a law enforcement official
- Assault on a senior citizen or disabled person
- Domestic battery or assault
- Battery of an unborn child
- Aggravated battery of a young child
- Aggravated battery of a senior citizen or disabled person
At J. Roland Jeter, P.C., Mr. Jeter is dedicated to protecting not only
your rights, but your reputation as well. Being accused of or arrested
for a violent crime like assault and battery can affect your future, even
if you are not convicted. There should be no question that having an attorney
on your side is important, because it can help to achieve a more positive
outcome for your case.
Request a Complimentary Consultation Today
It is important that you retain the services of a local Irving criminal
defense lawyer like Roland Jeter who knows the laws and can help create
a defense against your charges. He understands that there are a number
of different situations which can lead to being accused of a crime like
assault and battery.
Call the law firm
immediately after an arrest at (973) 330-4050 to schedule a
free 30-minute consultation!