Charged with Simple Assault in New Jersey?

Charged with Simple Assault in New Jersey?

If you have been charged with simple assault in New Jersey, you are facing a criminal offense that must be taken seriously.  If convicted, the penalties can include: 1) having a criminal record, 2) fines, 3) probation and 4) jail time in addition to other possible consequences.  Having a criminal record for simple assault can make it difficult to obtain employment or you can lose the job you currently have.  However, you should not feel that there is nothing you can do.  Our team of tough, smart simple assault defense lawyers have helped clients up and down New Jersey.  We have helped many clients get their NJ simple assault cases completely dismissed.

Domestic Violence Simple Assault

Many cases of simple assault in New Jersey are the result of domestic violence.  Most people charged think that the alleged victim can just drop the charge.  However, it is not their charge to drop.  When you receive your summons, you’ll see that it says the State of New Jersey vs. you and not the alleged victim vs. you.  Therefore, only the prosecutor can decide what to do.  On top of that, domestic violence is very common and even the most minor of cases are treated as very serious for any number of reasons.  Thus, the prosecutor will likely be on board to just dropping the charge.  In fact, they often come at these cases at full force.  That is why our NJ criminal defense lawyers fight these cases even harder.  Our strategies have been proven over many years in hundreds of courts.

Put our experience to work for you.  If you have been charged with simple assault in any court in New Jersey, call our team of aggressive lawyers today.  Our consultations are free and you can call us 24/7/365.

Posted on December 13, 2014, in My Practice and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Charged with Simple Assault in New Jersey?.

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