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Dayton Assault Defense Lawyer

Our assault lawyer will defend you against charges surrounding a physical attack. Whether you are facing a misdemeanor or felony charge, we protect your legal rights, and make sure that your side of the story is heard. We can fight the charges, and fight for reduced charges. Call our legal team today!

In Dayton, OH, call 937-228-9790 for an assault lawyer.

An assault lawyer from our firm can help you deal with the wide range of charges and penalties associated with assaults. Whether the incident is classified as a misdemeanor or a felony is determined by what actually happened. Miscommunication, misunderstanding and complete mistakes happen – and escalate. A conviction has consequences that could affect your life from now on. You need strong defense. Call us.

Call an assault lawyer if you are facing any of the following allegations***:

  • Simple Assault: This charge is a first degree misdemeanor. It can result in a jail term of up to 6 months and the assessment of a fine of up to $1,000.00. This offense occurs when a defendant knowingly or recklessly causes or attempts to cause physical harm or serious physical harm to another individual or their unborn child.
  • Negligent Assault: This charge is a third degree misdemeanor. It can result in a jail term of up to 60 days and the assessment of a fine of up to $500.00. This offense occurs when a defendant negligently – or unintentionally – causes harm to another individual by the careless use or handling of a deadly weapon.
  • Felonious Assault: This charge is a second degree felony. Call an assault lawyer from our firm today, if you have been arraigned on this charge. It can result in a prison term ranging anywhere from 2 to 8 years and the assessment of a fine of up to $20,000.00. This offense occurs when a defendant knowingly causes or attempts to cause physical harm or serious physical harm to another individual by the use of a deadly weapon. This charge is also applicable in cases where carriers of HIV have deliberately participated in sexual behaviors that place unknowing or unsuspecting sexual partners at risk.
  • Aggravated Assault: This charge is a fourth degree felony. It can result in a prison term ranging anywhere from 6 months to 18 months and the assessment of a fine of up to $5,000.00. This offense occurs when a defendant causes or attempts to cause physical harm or serious physical harm to another individual by the use of a deadly weapon while under the influence of extreme passion or rage.
  • Our assault lawyer will review the details of your case and discuss the defense strategies available to you. Don’t face the courts without the benefit of legal counsel. Call us today!

Speak with an assault lawyer from our firm today. We have been aggressively and successfully representing clients for more than two decades. Defense work is our passion, and your rights are worth protecting. Call now!

In Dayton, OH, call 937-228-9790 for an assault lawyer.

Call for an assault lawyer in Dayton, Springfield, Fairborn, Xenia, Miamisburg, Lebanon, Hamilton, Vandalia, Troy and Kettering. No legal firm or attorney can guarantee the outcome of your case. However, at L. Patrick Mulligan & Associates, we are passionate about your rights, and we provide you with a free evaluation of your case.

 

***All information on this page relates to Ohio only, and not Kentucky, where L. Patrick Mulligan and Associates is also licensed to practice.