Q: If a 19 year old male punches a 17 year old male in the state of tx, what charges can be brought?
A: Assault causing bodily injury is the most likely charge. It is a class A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine. The charge could be enhanced to a felony if seriously bodily injury is caused. There may be additional repercussions if there is a family relationship between the two of you.
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