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Simple Assault Is Not Always So Simple

When you hear the words “simple assault,” you might picture a scuffle in a bar or a quick fight involving a couple of punches. The phrase doesn’t necessarily sound like a big deal, but simple assault can describe a wide variety of actions. In reality, a simple assault case can be quite complex, with serious consequences for your future. Continue reading

How Common Is Assault Against Men?

In Texas, an individual can be charged with misdemeanor or felony assault depending on the circumstances of the alleged crime. Under the Penal Code, a person can be charged with assault for intentionally or knowingly threatening another person, including a spouse, with imminent bodily injury. This means an aggressor does not necessarily have to physically touch the other person to be charged with assault. Continue reading