Houston Assault Lawyer James Sullivan Fights for his Clients

Harris County Assault Defense

If you have been accused of assault causing bodily injury in Houston, it is important to hire an experienced criminal defense lawyer who will actively listen to your side of the story and be willing and able to zealously defend you at a jury trial. Consulting with and retaining a reputable trial lawyer to defend you should be your first line of defense. A trial lawyer can analyze the strength of your case and has the experience to get you the best possible result. This is especially important because the penalty range under state law for an assault conviction is serious and can lead to a criminal record, a steep fine and a lengthy county jail sentence for a misdemeanor or prison term for a felony.

An individual can be falsely accused of assault for many different reasons. For example, if another person provoked or taunted you and you responded in self-defense because you reasonably believed that the other person was about to hit you, they may claim you assaulted them, when they were really the first aggressor. Or, if you get into a heated argument with another person that leads to a mutual fight, they may claim you assaulted them, when it was actually a mutual fight that they lost.

An individual can also be accused of assault for threatening to cause someone bodily injury or even for merely touching another person in an offensive manner.

In order to prevent future violence, law enforcement officers often make hasty arrest decisions in cases involving allegations of assault. This is especially true when family violence is alleged. However, as there are always two sides to every story, it is important to hire an experienced Houston criminal defense lawyer who can fight for you at trial and persuasively present your side of the story to the jury.

IMG_2922BIf you have been charged with the criminal offense of assault in Harris county (Houston), or any of the surrounding counties in Texas, including Montgomery (Conroe), Waller (Hempstead), Liberty (City of Liberty), Fort Bend (Richmond), Brazoria (Angleton), Galveston (City of Galveston) or Washington (Brenham), contact James G. Sullivan and Associates at 281-546-6428 to defend you. Attorney James (Jim) Sullivan has fought criminal cases at trial since 1994.  Sullivan will fight for your rights, freedom and future.

Grand Jury Defense for Felony Assault Charges

If you are accused of a felony assault, you should contact James Sullivan right away because he may be able to win your case at the grand jury.  Once your felony case has been indicted by the grand jury, this option is no longer available.  Sullivan has fought and won over 20 felony cases at the grand jury level in just the past few years.  When a case is dismissed (no billed) by the grand jury, the accused has the immediate right to seek an expunction of the felony charge from their record.  Sullivan has been able to do this for many of his clients accused of felony offenses.

James G. Sullivan and Associates | Houston Assault Attorney

NTL-top-100-member2James Sullivan attended the Trial Lawyers College founded by Legendary lawyer Gerry Spence and was invited to join The National Trial Lawyers organization. Sullivan has a proven record of defending people from all walks of life, faiths and countries in courts throughout Texas.

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