The Defense You Need Against Texas Assault Charges
The term “assault” applies to many different things under Texas criminal law. An assault can be a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the circumstances. The details of your case matter. They must be reviewed carefully by your attorney to make sure your defense strategy is the right one.
With attorney Keith Gore, you get decades of experience along with a high level of skill and a proven dedication to service. He has seen criminal law cases from many perspectives. His experience includes time as a prosecutor and as a municipal court judge. He’s conducted countless trials, including many involving charges of assault.
Criminal Charges in Texas
The crime of assault can lead to anything from a Class C misdemeanor charge to a first degree felony charge. Your case could involve:
- Domestic Violence
- Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon
- Aggravated Assault with Bodily Injury
- Serious Bodily Injury
- Intoxicated Assault
- Intoxicated Manslaughter
- Sexual Assault
In each of these cases, a conviction can land you in serious trouble. Your freedom and your future are at risk when facing criminal allegations.
Accusations of Criminal Sexual Conduct
Sex crimes carry a serious social cost, alongside the potential for criminal penalties. The sooner you can address any charges against you, the better your chances are of getting a fair outcome.
Keith Gore can start helping you before the problem gets out of hand. If you are under investigation for a sex crime, he can help you prepare for the grand jury process. Grand jury representation is about presenting information to the grand jury to stop it from going to court. If the matter can be settled at this stage, you may be able to escape the social stigma that attaches to anyone who faces these charges, regardless of guilt.
Investigation in these cases can take 6 to 12 months before any charges are filed. If an investigator, Child Protective Services official, or police officer contacts you to discuss a possible sex offense, call an attorney immediately.
Aggressive Defense, Tailored to Your Needs
There is more flexibility in criminal law than most people understand. Similar situations can be handled very differently from one court to the next. Finding the right strategy in your case requires an understanding of your goals, the prosecution, and the court trying your case. There is no substitute for experience.
For more than two decades, Keith Gore has worked in the Texas criminal justice system. He has handled everything from misdemeanor assault to the most complex cases. He’s even certified in the State of Texas to represent defendants facing death row. He works tirelessly to create the best possible defense to protect your rights.
Contact a Criminal Defense Lawyer Now
If you think you might need a defense attorney, chances are you’re right. It’s better to speak to an attorney now than to wait and hope the situation resolves itself. With the right lawyer on your team, you can be sure your defense is strong. Call Keith Gore today at 972-924-5665 or contact him online to schedule a consultation.