Sulphur Springs, TX asked in Criminal Law for Texas

Q: If I am 19 years old can I get in trouble for fighting a 17 year old ?

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Kiele Linroth Pace
Kiele Linroth Pace
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Austin, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Yes. Physically fighting with anyone can lead to criminal charges like Assault or Disorderly Conduct. However, the felony offense of INJURY TO A CHILD only applies to children 14 and younger.

If you are charged with a crime then you will need the help a criminal defense attorney. If you find yourself branded as a violent criminal at age 19 then it will give you trouble for the rest of your life. This is serious enough that you should ask your parents for help hiring the attorney.

Paul Saputo Jr.
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Dallas, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: Yes you can. Take a look at our page about assault. http://saputo.law/assault/

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