Assault Charges in New Jersey - N.J.S. 2C:12-1

Parsippany Criminal Lawyer: Call (973) 577-5203

In the state of New Jersey, and individual can be charged with simple assault if they:

  • Attempted to cause, or recklessly or knowingly caused a victim to suffer bodily injury; or
  • Negligently caused bodily injury to a victim with a deadly weapon; or
  • Attempted to put the victim in fear of serious and imminent bodily injury through physical menace.

An assault conviction carries with it significant penalties and will land you with a criminal record. If you have been accused of assaulting another individual, you should move quickly and contact a skilled Parsippany criminal defense attorney from The Law Offices of Christopher G. Porreca, P.C.

If you have been charged or arrested for assault, call (973) 577-7203 to request your free consultation.

Charged with assault in Morris County, NJ?

Assault laws exist to protect individuals from the possibility of physical violence. Because abusive and threatening behavior tends to escalate very easily into physical violence, law enforcement officers take assault accusations very seriously. It is sometimes the case that innocent individuals get charged with assault if only to ensure that no further aggression can possibly take place. No matter what the circumstances behind your charges may be, a skilled attorney can protect you from unfair treatment and defend you against unfounded charges.

Call The Law Offices of Christopher G. Porreca, PC to Request a Free Consultation

Charges like assault rely very heavily on the testimony and accusations of the alleged victim. In order to defend yourself against false or misleading testimony, you need a vigilant attorney who can keep the facts straight. Over the years my firm has successfully defended many clients against all types of assault charges. Unlike other law firms, I take a personal approach with my clients. No matter what time of day or day of the week, my firm, The Law Offices of Christopher G. Porreca, P.C., will always be there to answer your calls. Call my firm today and take the first step towards safeguarding your future.

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