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If you have been charged with assault in Texas, it can feel like the cards are unfairly stacked against you. The police and prosecutor may take the word of the victim as 100 percent truth, disregarding your version of the events. These types of criminal charges carry severe penalties but so do these types of criminal accusations. Even if your charges are dropped or dismissed, being accused of domestic violence will continue to follow you for years to come.
At the Law Offices of Ruben Ortiz, we understand that there is more than one side to every story, especially in matters of assault. In cases of domestic violence, one spouse may create false allegations as a way to "get back" at the other. In other instances, the alleged assault was actually self-defense. That is why our lawyers can take the time to listen to your story and give you hope knowing we are here to protect you.
Did you know? Even if an assault victim drops charges, the state of Texas can still proceed with your prosecution. Contact us today for legal help!
Aggressive Defense for Serious Criminal Charges
Attorney Ortiz has been fighting for the rights of El Paso residents since 1998. He defends clients against a range of assault crimes, from misdemeanor offenses to more serious felony charges. You can be charged with assault for threatening or attempting to cause bodily harm against another person. Battery is defined as actually making contact with another person, serious bodily harm is not required for criminal charges to be made. If serious bodily harm does occur, your charge and penalties will increase.
Some of the most common assault charges include:
- Intoxication assault and/or manslaughter
- Vehicular manslaughter
- Protective order violation
- Firearms and weapons charges
- Aggravated assault (assault with a deadly weapon)
- Domestic violence/spousal abuse
- Sexual assault/sex crimes
Contact our El Paso assault defense attorneys today at (915) 308-8850. The sooner we start fighting your charges, the better chance we have for a successful outcome.
Assault & Battery Penalties in Texas
We know you have a lot at stake when you face an assault charge. Penalties for conviction will vary, depending on the type of assault charge and the severity of the injury to the victim. You may be required to attend anger management classes, perform community service, serve jail time or pay financial restitution. You may also lose future employment or educational opportunities. The penalties will vary based on case by case basis, so we encourage you to discuss the details of your case.
Why Choose Ruben Ortiz?
With so much on the line, we treat every case with the seriousness and attention it deserves. Our goal is to help you come out the other side of your charge with as little damage to your life and future as possible. We work closely with you to provide your case with the best chance of securing your freedom. When you work with our El Paso domestic violence lawyer you are our top priority.
Our team also offers:
- Extensive Legal Experience
- Aggressive Trial Lawyer
- Strong & Zealous Advocate for Clients
- Highly Successful Criminal Defense Lawyer
- Affordable Payment Options Provided
- Tens of Thousands of Individuals Represented
- Reputable & Top-Rated Attorney
Talk to an El Paso criminal defense lawyer today by contacting us now!
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