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Attorney Brad Thornton is a highly experienced and Board-Certified criminal defense lawyer. With his background as a former Chief Prosecutor, he has a unique understanding of the criminal justice system and is able to provide comprehensive and effective representation to his clients. He is also deeply committed to ensuring that all individuals receive fair treatment in court, regardless of their background or circumstances.
Brad Thornton is dedicated to helping his clients achieve the best possible outcome for their case, whether it is in San Antonio or elsewhere in South Texas. He recognizes the stress and anxiety that can come with being accused of a crime, and approaches his clients with compassion while keeping them informed at every step of the process. His knowledge and experience make him a strong advocate for his clients.
San Antonio Assault Attorney
Violent Crimes in Texas
Being charged with a violent crime is a serious allegation that should not be taken lightly. Violent Crimes include Assault, Aggravated Assault, Deadly Conduct, Terroristic Threat, Assault of a Public Servant, Injury to the Elderly, Injury to a Child, Kidnapping, and Sexual Assault.
If you have been charged with a violent crime, it is important to consult with an experienced San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorney. Attorney Brad Thornton has the experience and knowledge to aggressively defend your rights and fight for the best possible outcome in your case.
Types of Violent Crimes
Assault is defined under Texas Penal Code 22.01 as intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causing bodily injury to another person, threatening them with imminent bodily injury, or physically touching someone with the intent to cause physical pain, injury or offensive contact.
Aggravated assault is defined under Texas Penal Code 22.02 as using or exhibiting a deadly weapon in the commission of an assault offense, causing serious bodily injury to another person, or threatening another with imminent bodily injury while being involved in organized criminal activity.
Deadly conduct is defined under Texas Penal Code 22.05 as recklessly engaging in activity that places another person in imminent danger of serious bodily injury.
Injury to the Elderly or a Child
Injury to the elderly is defined under Texas Penal Code 22.04 as causing serious bodily injury to an individual aged 65 or older. Injury to a child is defined under Texas Penal Code 22.04 as intentionally, knowingly, recklessly or with criminal negligence causing any physical harm to a child including mental or emotional injury and failing to seek medical assistance for their injuries in appropriate situations.
Kidnapping is defined under Texas Penal Code 20.03 as intentionally or knowingly abducting another person without their consent and with the intent to hold them for ransom or use them as a shield, facilitate flight after the commission of a felony, terrorize them or inflict bodily injury on them.
Sexual assault is defined under Texas Penal Code 22.011 as intentionally or knowingly causing sexual penetration or contact with another person without their consent, which can include physical force, violence, threat of imminent harm, and other forms of coercion.
Indecent assault is defined under Texas Penal Code 22.012 as intentionally touching someone in an indecent manner without their consent and with the intent to arouse or gratify the sexual desires of any person including yourself.