Have You Been Charged With Assault?

Have You Been Charged With Assault?

Call a criminal defense lawyer in St. Augustine, FL

An aggravated assault conviction can result in up to five years in prison, which means that your life could be put on hold. If you’re dealing with an assault charge, your most important decision is choosing an experienced criminal defense attorney.

Thibault Law of St. Augustine, FL has handled many assault cases and has extensive experience representing clients against such charges. We’ll build a strong defense to increase your chances of having your charges reduced or dismissed.

Are you facing years behind bars? Contact Thibault Law today to schedule your initial consultation.

Learn more about the two types of assault charges

The details of an assault crime will determine the severity of the charge. The two types of assault charges are:

Simple assault: Typically treated as a second-degree misdemeanor, a simple assault involves threatening or intimidating another person which led the victim to fear imminent violence. Consequences may include up to 60 days in behind bars, probation or a $500 fine.

Aggravated assault: This is usually charged as a third-degree felony and is when a person carries out an assault with a deadly weapon without the intent to kill. Consequences are more serious for a felony and they may include up to five years behind bars, probation or up to $5,000 in fines.

To learn more about your options after a simple assault or aggravated assault charge, reach out to the criminal defense attorney at Thibault Law in St. Augustine, FL.