Assault and Battery
Defending Against Assault Charges in Waxahachie, Midlothian, and surrounding area!
Assault and Battery Defense Lawyer
Representing Clients in Ellis County, Texas
If you have been accused of assault, you could be facing misdemeanor or felony charges, depending on the circumstances surrounding the alleged act. Simple assault, a misdemeanor, may be punishable by up to 1 year in county jail and $4,000 in fines. Aggravated assault, a felony, may be punishable by up to 10 years in state prison and $10,000 in fines. With such severe penalties looming in the future, it is important to involve a skilled attorney immediately.
As a former prosecutor at the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office and former peace officer at the Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office, Robin McCarty has extensive and diverse experience in criminal law. Much of his caseload involved the investigation and prosecution of violent crimes, such as assault. He uses this experience to provide more effective and intelligent representation as a criminal defense lawyer. His hands-on experience with all sides of criminal proceedings provides unequaled foresight into workable strategies.
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Challenging Assault Charges
According to Texas Penal Code § 22.01, assault is defined as intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly:
- Causing bodily injury to another person;
- Threatening another person with imminent bodily harm; or
- Physically touching another person with the knowledge that such contact will be considered provocative or offensive.
With assault charges, a thorough investigation and aggressive representation are important. When you work with our Ellis County criminal attorneys, we will thoroughly investigate the State’s case against you, including the arrest procedures and other evidence. Our team will work with prosecutors to negotiate the best deal possible or will take your case all the way through to a jury trial if this is in your best interests. By working closely with you to identify your current objectives and long-term goals, we at McCarty-Larson, PLLC will take the approach that is right for you.
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232 NW Tarrant,
Burleson, TX 76028