Assault is a common offense that occurs under a variety of circumstances. Nevertheless, the consequences can be severe. If you are facing charges of assault, misdemeanor assault, or other assault-related crimes, contact a Phoenix assault lawyer at AZ Defenders today. Our team of attorneys provides exceptional service and outstanding criminal defense. We offer free consultations and are available to take your call 24/7.
There are two types of assault according to Arizona Law: Simple assault and aggravated assault.
Simple assault can be defined under Arizona Revised Statutes Section 13-1203 as:
As covered in Arizona Revised Statutes Section 13-1204, assault is aggravated when:
If convicted, this type of assault can be charged as a class 2 felony, which could lead to a prison sentence.
Under Arizona Revised Statutes Section 13-1201, a person commits endangerment by recklessly endangering another person with a substantial risk of imminent physical injury or death. Endangerment that involves substantial risk of imminent death is a class six felony. Otherwise, endangerment is considered a class one misdemeanor.
As stated in Arizona Revised Statutes Section 13-1202, a person commits threatening or intimidating if he or she threatens or intimidates by word or conduct to:
A number of defenses can be raised against charges of assault. A skilled Phoenix assault lawyer can raise the following:
Having an experienced Phoenix assault lawyer by your side can make all the difference in the outcome of your case. If you have been charged with assault or an assault-related crime in Phoenix, call the Phoenix assault attorneys at AZ Defenders as soon as possible to schedule a free consultation. Available 24/7 to take your call. (480) 456-6400
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