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Ray Green has over three decades of experience defending people charged with assault. At your consultation, after hearing the details of your case, he can tell you how he can defend you. Call (512) 396-5385 to schedule a consultation.

What Can Happen

Below you will find the punishment ranges for assault and related offenses. Probation can be granted for assault offenses and in many cases, does away with having to serve any jail time. Also, depending upon the facts of the case, there is a possibility that the charge can be dismissed, without the necessity of a trial.


Assault is a Class A Misdemeanor Offense, punishable by up to a $4,000 fine and 1 year of jail time. All jail time can be probated. If a public servant was assaulted, or if a family member was assaulted and there was a previous conviction for assaulting a family member, it is a 3rd degree felony, punishable by up to a $10,000 fine and 2 to 10 years in prison. All prison time can be probated.

Aggravated Assault

Aggravated assault is assault that causes serious bodily injury or a deadly weapon is used or exhibited during the assault. Aggravated assault is a 2nd degree felony, punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. If the assaulted person is a family member and a deadly weapon is used during the assault to cause serious bodily injury, the offense is a 1st degree felony punishable by 5 to 99 years or life in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.

Misdemeanor Assault (Threat)

Misdemeanor Assault (Threat) is a Class C Misdemeanor Offense, punishable by up to a $500 fine.