Aggravated assault is a violent crime in which an attempt to cause serious bodily injury to another or causes such injury purposely or knowingly or under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life. It also includes an attempt to cause or purposely and knowingly causes bodily injury with a deadly weapon; as well as recklessly causing bodily injury with a deadly weapon.
A conviction of an aggravated assault charge carries penalties anywhere from probation to up to 10 years in prison. Our team of Cherry Hill assault defense lawyers has handled thousands of aggravated assault cases.
Kahn, Gigliotti & Lehrfeld has been aggressively defending the rights of those faced with aggravated assault charges in New Jersey for nearly three decades. Beginning with your initial consultation, our goal is to challenge the state’s allegations by conducting a thorough investigation of all of the evidence including witness statements, police reports, and forensic evidence. We will conduct interviews and take written statements from witnesses on your behalf.
Most importantly, our team has the vast experience needed to effectively and correctly evaluate your options. Whether the resolution of your case should be a trial or a plea agreement, be assured that it is a decision which will be made intelligently and mutually.