In Texas, aggravated assault is a serious felony that can result in serious jail time. Aggravated assault charges frequently result from situations in which it is alleged that you used a weapon to assault another, threatened the use of a weapon to assault someone, or caused someone serious bodily injury during the course of an assault. If you’re convicted of aggravated assault, you need a Dallas aggravated assault lawyer or you could end up in the state penitentiary, and receive a fine of up to $10,000. In some cases, you can be charged with a 2nd-degree felony, for which the range of punishment includes a term in prison of not less
than two years, nor more than twenty years. In more serious cases of aggravated assault, you can be charged with a 1st-degree felony, and face a minimum of five years in prison. You could even get life behind bars. Call an experienced Dallas aggravated assault lawyer from Berlof & Newton, P.C. today for a free consultation.