Assault & Battery Charges in Texas
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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.
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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.