Chandler Simple Assault Lawyer

Getting charged with assault is not something that should be taken lightly. These cases can become complex and there is always benefit in turning to an experienced attorney for help. At AZ Defenders, we are ready to get to work on your case. Our Chandler simple assault attorneys will thoroughly review your case in order to secure the best possible outcome for your situation.

Why Turn To AZ Defenders For Help?

You should not have to handle an assault case on your own, not when so much is at stake. At AZ Defenders, we are ready to stand by your side.

  • Our Chandler simple assault attorneys have a history of success and are not afraid to aggressively defend your rights in court.
  • With over twenty years of combined legal experience, our legal team is familiar with the tactics that prosecutors will use in your case.
  • Our team is well-respected within the Arizona legal community, and founder Craig Rosenstein is a board member of the Arizona Justice Project.

Simple Assault Can Lead To Severe Penalties

Simple Assault (A.R.S. 13-1203) is a misdemeanor offense in Arizona, but the penalties can still be severe and affect a person’s life. There are various levels of misdemeanors that a simple assault could fall under, and they all have different penalties.

  • Class 3 misdemeanor assaults occur when a person touches someone else with the intent to injure or provoke them. This charge carries a maximum sentence of 30 days in jail, a $500 fine, and up to 12 months of probation.
  • Class 2 misdemeanor assaults include the threat of injury to another person. This charge carries a maximum sentence of 4 months in jail, a $750 fine, and up to 2 years of probation.
  • Class 1 misdemeanor assaults include any actual physical injury caused to another person. This charge carries a maximum sentence of 6 months in jail, a $2500 fine, and up to 3 years of probation.

Why Is An Attorney Necessary?

It is vital to secure a qualified Chandler criminal defense lawyer experienced in assault cases to defend yourself against these charges. You can rest assured that law enforcement and prosecutors will use the full extent of their resources against you in these cases. A skilled Chandler simple assault attorney will conduct their own investigation into the evidence against you and work to formulate various defenses on your behalf. These defenses could include showing that:

  • You acted in self-defense or to defend your property
  • The police did not follow proper procedure in your case
  • You did not intend to harm anybody
  • Nobody was harmed as a result of your actions
  • You or the victim of mistaken identity
  • You did not actually commit a crime

Let Us Support You Throughout the Legal Process

At AZ Defenders, we have the skills and experience you need to get through this situation. We pledge to treat you with dignity and respect throughout the entirety of your case. Whenever you require a Chandler or Phoenix simple assault attorney, we are ready to open a thorough investigation into your case. Our objective is always to get the charges against you reduced or dismissed altogether. Contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling (480) 456-6400.