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Recent Posts in Assault Category

  • Is it Legal to Film the Police in Texas?

    || 13-May-2016

    In the wake of the police brutality of the last few years, many states have enacted measures to deter police from illegal practices while performing their duties. Some police units are now wearing body cameras in addition to their squad car dash cams. But you if you would like to further document police actions with a handheld camera or cell phone, it is important you understand your rights. ...
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  • Penalties for Assault, Aggravated Assault & Family Violence in Texas

    || 17-Sep-2015

    Under Texas law, the elements assault and battery are not differentiated; other states may categorize the elements as separate charges, but in our state, these elements are all considered assault crimes. Not all forms of physical violence committed against another person are considered assault, under the law. However, assault and aggravated assault all share these in common. Prosecutors have the ...
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