Defense against Aggravated Assault Charges in Dallas, Texas
Assaults can range from simple to aggravated, and most often occur when arguments get out of hand. For example, many assaults occur between family members or close personal relations, as emotions can run extremely high during intense arguments. The severity of the sentence you receive for assault depends upon whether the state charges you with felony or misdemeanor assault.
Whatever type of assault the state charges you with, you have the right to an attorney who will provide an effective defense and explain all of your legal options to you. Attorney Frank Jackson has over 30 years of experience defending people throughout Dallas-Ft. Worth, Texas, against simple assault and aggravated assault charges. With over 400 trials on his record, Frank Jackson is someone you can trust. For more information about your case, contact the Law Offices of Frank Jackson for a free initial consultation. He can provide an effective defense against the following types of assault:
- Simple Assault - A threat to a person not involving injury or a weapon
- Aggravated Assault - A threat which was meant to cause serious injury through the use of a deadly weapon, or a threat against a child or elderly person
- Domestic Violence Serious charges that will most likely result in jail time, a protective order, and/or a restraining order
- Sexual Assault These charges usually stem from sexual acts taken against another person's will, and can range from indecent exposure up to aggravated sexual assault. The penalties for these crimes can be quite severe.
Whatever the situation, it is very important to not speak with the police following an arrest. Do not make the mistake of providing them with incriminating statements while you are upset. Request to speak with a lawyer first.
Your sentence, if convicted, will ultimately depend upon the seriousness of the charges. The State may charge a simple assault as a misdemeanor, meaning you could face a sentence ranging from a fine, to probation, to minor jail time. However, if your aggravated assault is charged as a felony, you may be facing significant jail time. Frank Jackson explores every option for an acquittal before engaging in plea bargaining.
Whether facing charges of assault, domestic violence, or aggravated assault, contact the Law Offices of Frank Jackson for a free initial consultation. Attorney Frank Jackson defends people throughout North Texas, including those in Plano, Allen, Denton, and Frisco.
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