Houston Aggravated Assault


Aggravated Assault Defense in Harris County

Aggravated Assault is a serious felony offense.  It is usually a second degree felony punishable by 2-20 years in prison, however there are exceptions listed below that qualify the offense as a first degree felony punishable by 5-99 years of life in prison.

IMG_2923bIf committed with a deadly weapon, the person must serve one-half the sentence or 2 years whichever is longer before being eligible for parole. Clearly, as shown by the Texas Penal Code set out below, this is a felony offense to be taken seriously. If you are charged with Aggravated Assault, you should contact an experienced Houston criminal defense lawyer. Having represented over 3,000 clients in criminal and juvenile court since 1994 with trial successes, case dismissals and many no bills by the Grand Jury, Attorney James Sullivan has the skills and talent to defend you in court. Contact Sullivan at (281) 546-6428 for  a free consultation.  Sullivan gets proven results in Aggravated Assault cases.

CRIMINAL OFFENSEACTUAL RESULTSCT #
Aggravated Assault in Fort Bend CountyCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Client allegedly threatened her mother with a knife)268th
Aggravated AssaultCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Client, a disabled vet, shot and seriously wounded a former friend who was high on drugs, broke in his house right after being ordered to leave the premises and attempted to attack him)351st
Aggravated Assault in Montgomery CountyCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Client shot and seriously wounded a violent felon who was trying to steal his car at nighttime)359th
Aggravated AssaultNOT GUILTY VERDICT BY JURY (Client believed he was about to be robbed by 2 men outside a bar; client claimed self-defense)232nd
Aggravated Assault in Montgomery CountyREDUCED TO MISDEMEANOR UNLAWFUL RESTRAINT WITH DEFERRED ADJUDICATION AFTER IT WAS SET FOR A JURY TRIAL (Client allegedly pistol whipped an adult teen after he and his 3 friends endangered him and his family by egging the front windshield of his car early in the morning and causing him to run off the road, causing over $4,000 in damages to his car)359th
Aggravated Assault Family ViolenceCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Client accused of throwing a 12 lb glass trophy at his father and hitting him in the back)178th
Aggravated Assault Family Violence (Felony Habitual)CASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY AFTER FACING 25 YEARS TO LIFE IN PRISON (Client accused of slashing her ex-girlfriend's face. A witness at the scene supported client's version that her ex-girlfriend attacked her first with a broken wine bottle and cut her wrist and that her ex-girlfriend was accidentally injured in a struggle over the bottle)180th
Aggravated AssaultJURY TRIAL SETTING: DISMISSED BY STATE (Juvenile client allegedly attacked an older boy with a handmade weapon after the older came over to his house to kill him)315th
Aggravated Assault Family ViolenceCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Client accused of trying to run her baby's daddy over with her Jeep and with their young son on the front passenger seat and in view of two nearby independent witnesses. In reality, he threw his bicycle in front of her Jeep to cause her to come to a screeching halt and then cursed at her. After she drove off, he lied to the witnesses about what happened)180th
Aggravated AssaultREDUCED TO MISDEMEANOR DEADLY CONDUCT WITH TIME SERVED AFTER IT WAS SET FOR A JURY TRIAL (Client was accused of threatening a woman with a firearm in Galveston County)405th
Aggravated Assault Family ViolenceCASE REDUCED TO MISDEMEANOR DEADLY CONDUCT with 30 days of actual jail time (Client accused of ramming into his girlfriend's car with her in it with his car)230th
Aggravated Assault in Brazoria CountyPUNISHMENT reduced to 9 months regular probation at home (At age 16, Juvenile client got into a fight with an 18 year old drug dealer that resulted in the dealer requiring brain surgery. The State only offered 5 years determinate probation or to certify him as an adult with deferred adjudication. Sullivan insisted on a jury trial or a regular probation that could be sealed at age 19. The State backed down and agreed)CCL 4
Aggravated Assault Family ViolenceCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Client shot his brother in the side after his brother stabbed him in the arm. The client's brother was high on synthetic marihuana)248th
Aggravated AssaultCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Client accused of shooting another guy's motorcycle twice while the guy was on it after the guy had broken the client's custom table)
Aggravated AssaultCASE DISMISSED (Juvenile client ran over drug dealer to save friend's life. The complainant suffered a broken hip. The case was re-filed as a Failure to Stop and Render Aid and then the new case was also later dismissed)315th
Aggravated Assault Family ViolenceCASE DISMISSED (Juvenile client was accused of threatening her mother with a steak knife)315th
Aggravated Assault Family ViolenceCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Client was accused of intentionally trying to drive into and strike his girlfriend)183rd
Aggravated AssaultCASE DISMISSED (Juvenile client was accused of threatening to stab classmate in the neck with a pair of sharp scissors)314th
Aggravated Assault Family ViolenceCLIENT RECEIVED DEFERRED ADJUDICATION PROBATION AFTER SENTENCING HEARING (Client with mental illness stabbed his girlfriend in the arm and upper back. State only offered prison time)174th
Aggravated Assault Family ViolenceCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Client accused of intentionally driving into and hitting the new girlfriend of her ex-boyfriend)232nd
Aggravated AssaultCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Client accused of hitting man in head with beer bottle outside a bar; client claimed self-defense)232nd
Aggravated Assault Against a Public ServantCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Police Officer shot at 4 unarmed teenagers in a truck and claimed that client pointed a gun at him) - Case # 1291937263rd
Aggravated AssaultCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Client accused of hitting other woman in head with metal pole) - Case # 1281977174th
Aggravated AssaultCASE DISMISSED BY GRAND JURY (Client allegedly brandished a knift and threatened another guy who had stolen his property) - Case # 1270564176th

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