Accused of Committing Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon?
A person commits the offense of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon if the person commits assault and the person either causes serious bodily injury to another, including the person’s spouse; or uses or exhibits a deadly weapon during the commission of the assault.
Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon is a second degree felony. This offense is a first degree felony if the person either:
- Used a deadly weapon during the commission of the assault and caused serious bodily injury to a person with whom the actor was in a dating relationship or is a member of the actor’s family; or
- Is a public servant acting under color of the servant’s office or employment; or
- Against a person the defendant knows is a public servant while the public servant is lawfully discharging an official duty, or in retaliation or on account of an exercise of official power or performance of an official duty as a public servant; or
- In retaliation against or on account of the service of another as a witness, prospective witness, informant, or person who has reported the occurrence of a crime; or
- Against a person the actor knows is a security officer while the officer is performing a duty as a security officer; or
- The actor is in a motor vehicle.
If you or someone you know have been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, or under investigation for such offense, contact an experienced criminal defense attorney.
The Law Office of Alexandria Cazares-Perez has experience in the difference phases of a criminal case and represents persons who are investigated or charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Do not wait to contact a criminal defense attorney, if could affect the result of your case. Contact us now for a free and confidential consultation-(214)635-3509. Hablamos Español.