Charged With Assault?

If you’ve been charged with assault in Knoxville TN or surrounding counties, you’re probably worried about what the future holds. Rest assured that the lawyers at Garza Law are there to take the burden off of you. Through sound legal advice and a prudent defense strategy, we can help lessen your charges or even have them dismissed.

Many people do not realize how simple it is to get charged with assault in East Tennessee. It can result from an argument at a bar, a dispute between neighbors, or an altercation outside of a sporting event. In Tennessee, assault can occur in three different forms:

  1. Intentionally, knowingly or recklessly causes bodily injury to another;
  2. Intentionally or knowingly causes another to reasonably fear imminent bodily injury; or
  3. Intentionally or knowingly causes physical contact with another and a reasonable person would regard the contact as extremely offensive or provocative.

At the Garza Law Firm in Knoxville, TN, we understand the effects a crime of violence can have on your life. Not only does the accusation have a short term effect on your life and potential employment; it can also have the long term effect of always being on your record.

We have a tried and true approach to help mitigate the harm that comes with an assault allegation. Each case is unique, so let us treat you and your case with the care it deserves.  For a free consultation, call 865-540-8300 or email Our attorneys are happy to meet when it is most convenient for you—even in the evening or on weekends.