Assault Lawyer in San Marcos, TX
Violent crimes may lead to a wide variety of punishments depending on their severity. However, even the least serious punishments can leave you dealing with the aftermath for years to come. Getting a violent crimes lawyer is often your best choice in this situation. Consider calling Attorney Scot Courtney if you’re in the San Marcos, TX area. Scot has 30 years of experience as an assault lawyer and is both able and willing to defend you to the fullest extent. His skill in the court of law can help present your case in a better light. Call to speak to an experienced assault attorney and receive your free consultation.
What is Assault?
In Texas, assault is defined as:
- Threatening to harm another individual.
- Intentionally or recklessly harming another individual.
- Touching another individual in a way that might provoke them.
The type of penalty you receive depends on the action, and it’s advisable to speak to an assault lawyer to determine what you might receive. If you threaten another individual, you are likely to receive a Class C misdemeanor (which involves a maximum fine of $500, but no jail time). If you actually harm another individual (or if the individual involved is elderly), you can receive a Class A misdemeanor, which results in maximum fines of $4000 and up to one year in prison.
Aggravated assault is when you either cause serious bodily injury to another person, or you attack them using a deadly weapon. Typically, this is a second-degree felony, which means you could spend up to 20 years in prison and pay fines up to $10,000. However, if you cause actual injury with a deadly weapon, this is elevated to a first-degree felony, and you may spend up to 99 years in prison.
Finding an aggravated assault lawyer is often crucial in these cases. A good assault attorney is able to take a look at the particulars of your case and determine the best path forward. Additionally, they are able to provide support, legal advice, and powerful representation to help protect you.
Scot Courtney is an Experienced Violent Crimes Lawyer Who is Prepared to Advise and Defend You Assertively
Working with violent crimes lawyer Scot Courtney means that your case will have a much better likelihood of success. He knows how to create a tight defense and how best to present your case to the court. Additionally, he understands that solid communication can often help alleviate stress and allow you both to be more prepared. As such, he makes sure to be available whenever you need him, and constantly strives to provide honest, straight forward service.
When you’re accused of a violent crime, you are likely to find yourself in a confusing, frighten situation. Many individuals will assume you’re guilty without knowing all the facts of the case. That’s why assault lawyer Scot Courtney works to uncover the truth and help you make it through your case.
Request a Free Initial Consultation and Get the Guidance You Need to Navigate Your Situation
Scot is more than ready to provide you with excellent legal service. He serves clients in the following areas:
- Hays County, TX
- Comal County, TX
- Caldwell County, TX
- Guadalupe County, TX
- Austin, TX
- San Marcos, TX
The information contained on this website is presented for informational and marketing purposes only and is not to be understood as legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice respecting your individual needs. The Law Offices of Scot Courtney looks forward to speaking with you about your particular needs. Please note, however, that the mere act of contacting our firm does not create an attorney-client relationship. As a result, you should never send any confidential information to our office until a Representation Agreement has been signed by both you and The Law Offices of Scot Courtney.