Violent Crimes

The Defense Team You Need

A conviction for a violent crime can affect you for the rest of your life. Do you really want to risk having a criminal record that can make you look like a dangerous criminal?

If you have been accused of a violent crime, the Brownsville criminal defense attorney at Aguirre Law Group is ready to protect your freedom with quality legal representation. Don’t let one experience lead to years in prison and a lifetime dealing with the consequences of a single moment.

Get the defense you need to stay free. If you have been charged with a violent crime in Brownsville or the surrounding area, contact the Aguirre Law Group team today at (956) 548-2230.

Aguirre Law Group Is Ready To Defend You

Unfortunately, many individuals who are charged with a violent crime have been wrongfully accused and are dealing with the fallout caused by these serious allegations. Often, the wrongly accused was acting in self-defense, mistakenly identified as the perpetrator, or falsely accused in order for the individual to suffer legal problems.

Our criminal defense attorney at Aguirre Law Group understands that violent crime charges can have a drastic effect on your life, that is why we do everything possible to clear your name.

Our team will:

  • Invest a substantial amount of time investigating the facts.

  • Review the evidence used by the prosecutor.

  • Conduct an independent investigation.

  • Cross-examine witnesses and lineup experts as well as favorable witnesses.

  • Advise you on plea bargain offers when necessary.

  • Bring together a team of professionals to develop the best defense strategy possible.

Even if you did make a mistake, our experienced criminal defense team at Aguirre Law Group is ready to help ensure that you are fairly treated and your rights protected.

Cases Our Criminal Defense Lawyers Can Handle

Every situation is different and requires a unique approach to ensure that you have a compelling defense. Trust in our skill, experience, and commitment to providing you the support you need if you have been accused of:

  • Disorderly conduct

  • Unlawful restraint

  • Kidnapping

  • Misdemeanor assault

  • Domestic violence

  • Sexual assault

  • Felony assault

  • Aggravated assault

  • Assault with a deadly weapon

If you have been accused of committing a violent crime, do not hesitate to contact our team at Aguirre Law Group.

How Your Mental State Affects Your Charge

Violent crime charges are affected by the way the crime was committed, what types of injuries the alleged victim suffered, whether a weapon was used in the alleged crime, and the culpable mental state, which from highest to lowest include, as per Texas Penal Code § 6.02:

  1. Intentional

  2. Knowing

  3. Reckless

  4. Criminal Negligence

Penalties for Violent Crimes in Texas

The penalties for violent crimes in Texas are affected by multiple factors including severity of the offense, whether bodily injury occurred, any previous criminal convictions, and who the victim of the alleged crime was (i.e. elderly).

Penalties for violent crimes include:

  • Class C Misdemeanor: A fine up to $500.

  • Class B Misdemeanor: Up to 180 days jail sentence and/or a fine not more than $2,000.

  • Class A Misdemeanor: Up to a year of jail time and/or a fine up to $4,000.

  • State Jail Felony: 180 days to 2 years in jail and/or a fine not more than $10,000.

  • Third Degree Felony: 2 to 10 years in prison and/or a fine not to exceed more than $10,000.

  • Second Degree Felony: 2 to 20 years in prison and/or a fine not more than $10,000.

  • First Degree Felony: Five to 99 years or life and/or a fine up to $10,000.

Contact the criminal defense experts at Aguirre Law Group to obtain the legal guidance you need when facing a violent crime charge. Reach out and speak directly with us at (956) 621-2748 .

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