Under Texas law you can use force to defend yourself against someone using unlawful force against you. Of course that makes sense. If someone is assaulting you you do not have to just sit there and take it! You most certainly can use physical force to prevent or stop someone from assaulting you. You cannot, of course, have started the confrontation that got you there in the first place. Call me today so we can discuss how self defense can play an important role in your case!