Cumby, TX asked in Personal Injury and Juvenile Law for Texas

Q: What would happen if a girl broke my hand when I provoked her? I never hit her though.

There is a girl in my school that threatened to break my hand, If she does is it assault? I didn’t hit her, I provoked her. She is 16 years old, and I am 17 years old.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
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A: You should speak with a Texas attorney to learn exactly what would happen. But you wait three weeks for a response. Until a Texas attorney could meaningfully advise you of exactly what would happen and exactly what charges could possibly result, keep in mind that as a general matter, it could be bad for both of you. There are a hundred better ways to resolve your differences, or at least stay away from one another. Speak with your parents, speak with someone mature and older you trust, and avoid this bad idea. As a general matter anywhere, it could possibly result in legal fees for your parents, things entered on your records that you don't need to have when applying to college or looking for a job, additional costs, or mandatory programs, not to mention needless injury. Do you need that? Your true friends for both of you will be discouraging you from going down this bad path. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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