Assault is intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causing or threatening bodily injury to another person or intentionally or knowingly causing offensive physical contact with another person. Assaults are classified from a Class C Misdemeanor all the way up to a 3rd degree felony depending on the circumstances. Assaults against public servants, the disabled, the elderly or children are 3rd degree felonies. Typical assaults with bodily injury are Class A Misdemeanors and “offensive contact” assaults are Class C Misdemeanors.
If you have been charged with assault you need to contact a lawyer to protect your rights. Assaults are prosecuted vigorously in Montgomery County and stiff penalties attach to these crimes. Attorney Chris Allen will make certain that you receive an aggressive, competent defense to any assault charge.
If you are looking for an assault defense lawyer in Montgomery County, contact the Law Office of Chris Allen and Bill Pattillo. We serve clients throughout Montgomery County, including Conroe, The Woodlands, Willis, Magnolia, New Caney and all areas of the county.