The Law Offices of Scot Courtney

Assault Lawyer in San Marcos, TX

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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 25 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.

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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.

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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 
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    11/26/2017 - Google

    I really enjoyed getting to know Scot. He is a professional & caring criminal defense attorney. He gave me... read more

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    I hired Scot when I was charged with a DWI. He made the process quick and painless while I was... read more

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    Mr. Scot Courtney was actually one of the last people I called in regards to my situation but he ended... read more

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    Scot has helped me with a few legal issues and in each case he has always done a fantastic job.... read more

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    11/26/2015 - Google

    Scot was an incredible advisor through a very stressful time in my life. He was punctual to every court date... read more

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    Mr. Courtney provided prompt, attentive service during extremely stressful times. He breaks everything down into layman's terms and helps you... read more

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    11/26/2015 - Google

    Scot did an incredible job assisting me during my college years at Texas State. He explained everything very clearly, and... read more

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    Scot Courtney did a fantastic job while advising me through the court process. Scot was extremely professional and informative throughout... read more

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    About a year ago, my son was charged with a very serious crime. If he had been convicted of it,... read more

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    11/26/2014 - Google

    Scot Courtney did an amazing job in advising and helping us through an extremely difficult time for our family. Scot... read more

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    Very Professional Scot is a very well educated and very professional lawyer. I used him for a case that was eventually dismissed... read more

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    Great Attoryney We never had to worry about anything with Scot. We could fully trust that he would get my son the... read more

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    10/03/2014 - Avvo

    Best attorney ever I have had lawyers in the past and Scott surpassed them all. He will keep you very informed throughout the... read more

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    3/24/2013 - Avvo

    Scot Scot has worked on several of my cases and each time has done an excellent job. He gets things done... read more

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    3/20/2013 - Avvo

    Criminal Defense Scot is an excellent attorney. Scot was able to achieve an excellent result for me. I highly recommend him. He... read more

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    Colleague of Mr. Courtney I work in the same field as Mr. Courtney and have known him for around 10 years. He is very... read more

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    Scot Courtney Scot Courtney is the MOST courteous, professional, responsive attorney I have ever dealt with. He is prompt and provides excellent... read more

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    3/19/2013 - Avvo

    Professional, Honest, and Highly Recommended Attorney!!! Mr. Courtney was extremely professional and attentive. He really listened to my situation, which put me at ease as I... read more

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    3/19/2013 - Avvo

    Trustworthy, Prompt and Knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend Scot R. Courtney. Mr. Courtney ensured that I was aware of every option I had as a client and also went the extra... read more

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.


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