Arrested for Deadly Conduct?


 

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Houston Criminal Lawyers James Sullivan and Associates often represent people charged with Aggravated Assault or Deadly Conduct.  Many times, they are successful in getting the cases dismissed or reduced from a 2nd degree felony Aggravated Assault to a misdemeanor Deadly Conduct.

If you or a loved one need a Houston criminal attorney, contact James Sullivan at (281) 546-6428 for a confidential consultation. Sullivan gets proven results in misdemeanor and felony criminal and juvenile cases in Harris, Fort Bend and Montgomery counties. Sullivan attended Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College and was invited to join The National Trial Lawyers association.

Texas Penal Code, Section 22.05 – Deadly Conduct

CHAPTER 22. ASSAULTIVE OFFENSES
§ 22.05.  DEADLY CONDUCT.
(a)  A person commits an offense if he recklessly engages in conduct that places another in imminent danger of serious bodily injury.
(b)  A person commits an offense if he knowingly discharges a firearm at or in the direction of:
(1)  one or more individuals;
(2)  a habitation, building, or vehicle and is reckless as to whether the habitation, building, or vehicle is occupied.
(c)  Recklessness and danger are presumed if the actor knowingly pointed a firearm at or in the direction of another whether or not the actor believed the firearm to be loaded.
(d)  For purposes of this section, “building,” “habitation,” and “vehicle” have the meanings assigned those terms by Section 30.01.
(e)  An offense under Subsection (a) is a Class A misdemeanor.  An offense under Subsection (b) is a felony of the third degree.

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