How to Beat an Assault Charge in Dallas

Benson Varghese

Last Updated: July 16th, 2022
Published on: July 10th, 2022

At Varghese Summersett, we have a reputation as one of the best assault defense firms in North Texas – and for good reason. We have exceptional results defending cases.

So what’s our strategy? We get out in front of the case fast – and leave no stone unturned when looking for weaknesses in the prosecution’s case.

Assault can be charged many different ways in Dallas.

  • Assault by Contact
    • Assault by Contact in Dallas is an allegation of an offensive touching. This is a Class C misdemeanor. It is punishable by up to a $500 fine. If you pay the fine, that will be a permanent conviction on your record.
  • Assault Causing Bodily Injury
    • Assault Bodily Injury in Texas is a Class A misdemeanor. It is punishable by up to one year in county jail and up to a $4,000 fine.
  • Assault Causing Bodily Injury – Family Violence
    • This is sometimes called Assault Bodily Injury – Family Violence or Assault Bodily Injury – Family Member. This is the same level offense as Assault Bodily Injury, but has further collateral consequences – such as being a crime of moral turpitude and having more significant immigration and naturalization consequences.
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How to Beat an Assault Charge in Dallas
Varghese Summersett PLLC (Dallas)
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