Family Violence

About San antonio Assault family violence charges


On August 12th, 2013, a jury of twelve acquitted our innocent client of the 3rd Degree Felony Charge: “assault family violence choking.”  In addition, the jury acquitted the client of standard assault.  We were very pleased with this result, and worked extremely hard to see that the jury would understand the important facts of this case that led to the acquittal. Quite interestingly, this was a case where the alleged...

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Self Defense Law–Texas

Self Defense Law–Texas


Posted on Jul 27, 2012

When a person is charged with a violent crime such as aggravated assault, simple assault or domestic violence (called assault family violence) in Texas, the criminal defense attorney will always assess whether the case was one of self-defense. The Law on Self-Defense In sum, a person can defend herself using force against someone else, only to the extent that this force is necessary for protection.  Physical force is never permissible...

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ASSAULT FAMILY VIOLENCE Charge in Texas: Steps to Take Many spouses and couples fight.  Sometimes–most of the time, the fighting is verbal. Unfortunately, some couples physically fight, or abuse each other. We at Cook & Cook feel that assault in any form is wrong.  Assault on a loved one is especially wrong.  Yet, there are countless victims of assault each year that pay thousands of dollars to lawyers get their alleged abuser out...

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