Aggravated Assault (2C:12-1b)
New Jersey Aggravated Assault Attorney
In New Jersey, aggravated assault charges are common and very serious offenses. Some aggravated assault allegations accompany restraining order applications. Regardless of how they came about, our aggravated assault defense attorney will fight for you. If convicted, besides facing incarceration, a criminal record for an aggravated assault charge may lead employers and others to believe that you are a violent person. Thus, it is vital that you call a good aggravated assault defense attorney as soon as possible.
Aggravated assault may also be a fourth, third or second degree crime, largely dependent on the nature of the alleged injury. Regardless of the specific aggravated assault charge, circumstances or the location of the court, our New Jersey aggravated assault defense attorneys will fight for you to achieve the results you want for you and your family!
With offices in New Brunswick, Toms River, Eatontown & Princeton, our criminal defense attorneys are easy to reach from anywhere in New Jersey. Call us today to speak with one of our attorneys and begin your defense.
Our New Jersey criminal defense attorneys have a long track record of successfully defending clients charged with a wide variety of aggravated assault charges. When presented by an aggressive, capable and experienced lawyer, defenses such as self defense and intoxication can be used to defeat the aggravated assault charges against you.
A person is guilty of aggravated assault in New Jersey if he:
Fourth degree aggravated assault
2C:12-1(b)(3) Recklessly causes bodily injury to another with a deadly weapon
Third degree aggravated assault
2C:12-1(b)(2) Attempts to cause or purposely or knowingly causes bodily injury to another with a deadly weapon;
2C:12-1(b)(7) Attempts to cause significant bodily injury to another or causes significant bodily injury purposely or knowingly or, under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life recklessly causes such significant bodily injury
Second degree aggravated assault
2C:12-1(b)(1) Attempts to cause serious bodily injury to another, or causes such injury purposely or knowingly or under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life recklessly causes such injury
2C:12-1(b)(6) Causes bodily injury to another person while fleeing or attempting to elude a law enforcement officer in violation of subsection b. of N.J.S.2C:29-2 or while operating a motor vehicle in violation of subsection c. of N.J.S.2C:20-10.
From Newark to Trenton, Jersey City to Atlantic City, our assault defense lawyers will fight you in any court in New Jersey. With offices in New Brunswick, Toms River, Eatontown & Princeton, our team of tough, smart criminal defense lawyers are easy to reach from anywhere in New Jersey. Call us today to speak with one of our New Jersey attorneys and begin the fight against your charges!