Houston Family Violence Lawyer James Sullivan


Houston Domestic Violence Lawyers James Sullivan & Associates represent men and women accused of serious criminal offenses, such as Aggravated Assault of a Family Member. To get the best result, hire an experienced Houston domestic violence attorney. Sullivan gets proven results. If you need a Houston Texas Criminal  Lawyer, call James Sullivan & Associates at 281-546-6428.

Texas Penal Code, Section 22.02 - Aggravated Assault

(a)  A person commits an offense if the person commits assault as defined in § 22.01 and the person:
(1) causes serious bodily injury to another, including the person's spouse; or
(2)  uses or exhibits a deadly weapon during the commission of the assault.
(b)  An offense under this section is a felony of the second degree, except that the offense is a felony of the first degree if the offense is committed:
(1)  by a public servant acting under color of the servant's office or employment;
(2)  against a person the actor 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;
(3)  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
(4)  against a person the actor knows is a security officer while the officer is performing a duty as a security officer.
(c)  The actor is presumed to have known the person assaulted was a public servant or a security officer if the person was wearing a distinctive uniform or badge indicating the person's employment as a public servant or status as a security officer.
(d)  In this section, "security officer" means a commissioned security officer as defined by Section 1702.002, Occupations Code, or a noncommissioned security officer registered under Section 1702.221, Occupations Code.
Our Houston criminal lawyers defend clients charged with crimes in district courts and county criminal courts, including domestic violence (assault of a family member), drug possession or drug delivery, violent crimes, and juvenile delinquency.