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Assault Lawyer in Hartford, CT

Assault is a serious charge that carries a number of penalties with it. Depending on the circumstances, an assault charge could result in substantial jail time. If you have assaulted someone or have been accused of the crime, you need immediate legal services. Our highly seasoned assault lawyer works quickly and effectively to resolve your case.

Regardless of the extent of the crime, it is critical that you contact our firm to have the matter resolved quickly. Our legal team is ready to assist you and work our way to a successful resolution. Whether the case involves domestic violence, sexual abuse, or assault and battery, our assault attorney works diligently to defend you in a court of law.

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Experienced Assault Attorney

Relieve your stress a bit by turning to our experienced assault attorney for prompt legal guidance. Since each assault case is substantially unique, we take the time to listen to you and consider the circumstances surrounding your case. We dig deep to develop the strongest case possible for you. With more than 32 years of experience in the legal profession, our attorney understands the intricacies of an assault case and has the resources to fight for you and your freedom.

The legal system is very complex, so whether you need an assault or sexual assault lawyer, it is important that you understand the charges you could potentially face. The level of harm caused, the intent of the attack, who the victim was, and whether or not a weapon was used are all considering factors when determining the degree of the assault. Some of the assault charges and penalties include:

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  • Assault in the 1st degree: Up to 20 years in prison (five years minimum) & fines reaching as high as $15,000.
  • Assault in the 2nd degree: One-to-five year prison sentence and up to $5,000 in fines.
  • Assault in the 2nd degree (with a firearm): Up to five years in prison (one year mandatory) and $5,000 in fines
  • Assault in the 2nd degree (with a motor vehicle): One to five years in prison, up to $5,000 in fines, and a 1 year license suspension
  • Assault in the 3rd degree: Up to one year in prison and up to $2,000 in fines
  • Assault in the 3dr degree (with a weapon): Mandatory minimum of one year in person and up to $2,000 in fines.

Prominent & Experienced Sexual Assault Lawyer

Your life can change in an instant if you are accused of a sex crime. Don't take chances on the outcome of your case by going to an inexperienced lawyer for help. It is crucial to get legal guidance and representation from a qualified and experienced sexual assault lawyer. Our legal team works hard to improve your chances of clearing your name, reducing the charges, or having the entire case completely dismissed.

Highly Experienced Criminal Attorney

Assault and battery charges are complicated. That's why it is vital to rely on an assault lawyer who knows the legal system both inside and out. The manner in which the crime occurs, the damage that was caused, the relationship with the victim, and the purpose of the attack all play a role in determining which degree of assault and battery you get charged with.

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Many people think physical contact between two people has to be established in order for someone to be charged with assault, but this is not true. You can be charged with assault for getting in a fight or for even threatening someone to the point where that person fears for his or her life. You do not have to touch someone to be charged with aggravated assault. Additionally, any assault charges against you and any potential sentences could be raised if they’re committed against certain people, including employees of the Department of Corrections, pregnant women, law enforcement officials, or any members of the disabled community.

Contact our office to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case. We proudly serve the clients of Hartford, Bloomfield, New Britain, East Hartford, and West Hartford, Connecticut, as well as the surrounding areas.