St. Louis Assault Attorney
Facing assault charges?
There are three degrees of assault that an individual could be charged
with in Missouri. Bcause it is considered a
violent crime, assault penalties can result in up to 30 years imprisonment, depending
on the seriousness of the crime. A person could be charged with
second-degree assault if they attempt to kill or cause serious injury to another person without
forethought. This charge also includes any injury or attempt of injury
with a dangerous weapon.
The offense can be charged as
third-degree assault when the person knowingly tries to kill or cause serious injury to another
person. Third-degree assault also applies to an individual who recklessly
causes or attempts to cause physical injury, fear of physical injury or
risk of death to another person.
Call The Hammer Law Firm, LLC
If you have been accused of assaulting another person, then it is vital
that you enlist the help of a St. Louis criminal defense lawyer from The
Hammer Law Firm, LLC. We have a number of legal strategies that can help
protect you from assault charges. When you come to us with your situation,
we will make sure to carefully listen to the circumstances surrounding
your case so we can find the best strategies for your case. Our goal is
to make sure that you feel reassured after speaking with a member of our
Contact our firm as soon as possible. We offer a
free case evaluation for those who are interested in finding out more about what we can do for them.