Contesting Assault Charges
Have you been charged or arrested for assault or aggravated assault? Assault is one of the most common offenses that someone can be charged with in our criminal justice system. These allegations can range from misdemeanors carrying fines and limited jail time to felonies carrying potential sentences that are decades long.
Houston criminal defense attorney David Overhuls has handled a variety of criminal charges, including assault and aggravated assault. As a former prosecutor, David Overhuls understands how prosecutors investigate and handle assault cases.
What penalties am I facing?
- Simple assault with no injuries is punishable with up to $500 in fines (Class C misdemeanor)
- Assault bodily injury: up to $4,000 in fines and up to one year in jail (Class A misdemeanor)
- Assault of a public servant or government official: up to $10,000 in fines and 2 to 10 years in prison (3rd degree felony)
- Aggravated assault (weapon or serious bodily injury): up to $10,000 in fines and 2 to 20 years in prison (2nd degree felony)
If you or a loved one has been charged with simple assault, assault, aggravated assault, assault of a public servant, or any other type of assaultive offense, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney to represent you. David Overhuls is a former special crimes prosecutor who has handled a variety of assault offenses. David Overhuls will fight for your rights and obtain the best possible outcome in your case.
Contact a Houston assault defense attorney at 713-223-8801 today for your free consultation.Contact David About Your Assault Charges