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Richardson Assault Lawyer

Defending Clients Charged With Assault in Texas

G.J. Chavez & Associates, P.C. is your trusted legal partner when facing assault charges in Texas. Our experienced team is dedicated to providing assertive representation and strategic defense to safeguard your rights. With a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record, we are committed to navigating the complexities of assault cases and achieving favorable outcomes for our clients.

Call G.J. Chavez & Associates, P.C. today at schedule a meeting with our assault attorney in Richardson!

What is Assault?

Assault, in legal terms, involves the intentional threat or use of force against another person, creating a reasonable fear of bodily harm. It is crucial to understand that assault does not always involve physical contact; the mere act of causing someone to fear imminent harm constitutes an assault.

Common Forms of Assault

Assault takes various forms, each with its unique set of circumstances. At G.J. Chavez & Associates, P.C.,
We have successfully handled cases involving:

Simple Assault

Involves intentional threats or actions causing apprehension of harm.

Aggravated Assault

Involves a more severe level of harm or the use of a deadly weapon.

Domestic Assault

It occurs within familial or household relationships and involves acts of violence or threats.

Assault on Public Servants

Assault against law enforcement officers, emergency personnel, or public servants.

Sexual Assault

Involves non-consensual sexual contact or penetration.

Our seasoned Richardson assault lawyers are well-versed in the intricacies of each form of assault, ensuring tailored legal strategies for your unique situation.

What are the Penalties for Assault in Texas?

Texas takes assault charges seriously, and penalties vary based on the severity of the offense. If you are convicted, you may face consequences such as:

Simple Assault
  • Class A misdemeanor
  • Up to 1 year in jail
  • Fines up to $4,000
Aggravated Assault
  • Second-degree felony or first-degree felony
  • Up to life imprisonment
  • Fines up to $10,000
Domestic Assault
  • Enhanced penalties based on prior convictions
  • Restraining orders and loss of certain rights
Assault on Public Servants
  • Elevated charges and penalties
  • Up to first-degree felony
  • Increased fines and potential loss of professional licenses
Our skilled legal team at G.J. Chavez & Associates, P.C. understands the severity of these consequences and is committed to developing robust defense strategies to mitigate or dismiss charges.
Sexual Assault
  • Second-degree felony or first-degree felony
  • Lifetime sex offender registration
  • Lengthy prison sentences and fines

Defenses Against Assault Charges

When facing assault charges, a strong defense is crucial. Our Richardson assault lawyers employ a range of effective strategies, including


Demonstrating that you acted to protect yourself or others from imminent harm.

Lack of Intent

Arguing that there was no intention to cause harm or fear.

False Accusations

Uncovering and presenting evidence that the allegations are baseless or motivated by ulterior motives.

Mistaken Identity

Establishing that you were not the perpetrator of the alleged assault.


Demonstrating that the alleged victim consented to the actions in question.

Our experienced legal team will meticulously examine the details of your case to identify the most effective defense strategy tailored to your specific circumstances.

Contact Our Richardson Assault Attorney Today

Facing assault charges is a serious matter that requires the expertise of a seasoned legal team. At G.J. Chavez & Associates, P.C., we are committed to protecting your rights and building a strategic defense to achieve the best possible outcome for your case. If you find yourself in need of a Richardson assault lawyer, contact us today for a confidential consultation. Our dedicated team is ready to stand by you in pursuing justice.

Contact G.J. Chavez & Associates, P.C. today to schedule a meeting with our assault lawyer in Richardson!

Why Should You Select Our Firm ?

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More Than 20 Years of Legal Experience
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We are committed to providing each client with attentive and responsive legal solutions. As Christians, we deeply care about our fellow man and our mission is to act as faithful servants to those in need. We will listen to your story, thoroughly review the circumstances of your case, and determine all available legal options to get the best possible results. Not only do we offer payment plans and even free services on a case-by-case basis, but we also perform pro-bono work through Legal Aid of Northwest Texas.

Discuss Your Case With Our Firm Today!

G.J. Chavez & Associates, P.C. is ready to make your needs a priority and provide you with caring and effective legal counsel. Our legal team will guide you from start to finish, while maintaining constant communication to answer any questions or concerns you may have and keep you updated about your case. Get experienced legal professionals on your side to help you when you need it most.

Contact us today at (972) 705-5374 for an initial consultation and discuss your case with our legal team.

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