Assault and Battery

Aggravated Assault and Battery Defense Attorney in Morristown

If you have been charged with simple assault, aggravated assault or other violent crime in New Jersey, it is critical to consult an experienced criminal defense lawyer right away to ensure your rights are preserved. Depending on the severity of the offense, you could face up to 10 years in prison, if convicted.

At the Morristown criminal defense law office of Hanlon Dunn Robertson Schwartz, we understand what is at stake and we are dedicated to providing the aggressive legal representation you need. When you meet with an attorney in your free initial consultation, you will receive straightforward answers and an honest assessment of your case. We provide smart legal advice that enables you to make informed decisions about how to proceed with your defense.

New Jersey Assault and Battery Charges

Our criminal defense lawyers have a reputation for achieving results in cases involving violent crimes, such as aggravated assault. We provide relentless defense representation whether you are facing charges for simple assault (a misdemeanor disorderly person's offense) or aggravated assault (a felony assault offense).

Generally, criminal charges for assault are enhanced to aggravated assault when the assault results in serious bodily injury or significant bodily injury. The following are some actions that could result in aggravated assault charges in New Jersey:

  • Assault resulting in serious bodily injury
  • Assault resulting in significant bodily injury
  • Assault with a deadly weapon
  • Vehicular assault resulting in bodily injury (including DWI accidents resulting in bodily injury)
  • Simple assault on a police officer or other law enforcement officer
  • Arson assault resulting in bodily injury

Aggravated assault charges can also manifest as a result of attempting to cause serious bodily injury or significant bodily injury in any of the above circumstances.

Contact an Aggravated Assault Defense Attorney

Our criminal defense lawyers represent real, everyday people who have found themselves in trouble with the law. Schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Contact us today.

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