Q: My 17 year old son got into a fight with another student at school. My son hit this student. Can he be charged?
A: Yes, in Texas a person commits assault if he intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another or intentionally or knowingly causes physical contact with another when the person knows or should reasonably believe that the other will regard the contact as offensive or provocative.
You can learn more about this on my website at https://saputo.law/assault/
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