Defending Against Aggravated Assault Charges
A conviction of aggravated assault charges in California can have a devastating impact upon almost every aspect of a person’s life. With that in mind, it is critical that anyone charged with aggravated assault retain legal representation as early on in the criminal process as possible. An experienced criminal defense attorney will help you ensure that your rights are being upheld at each and every point of the criminal process, all the while helping you develop a comprehensive defense strategy that will challenge every aspect of your allegations in an effort to reduce or altogether eliminate those allegations.
Common Aggravated Assault Charges
Generally, it is the presence of a weapon, the alleged status of the perpetrator, or the degree of injuries sustained that elevates what would otherwise be simple assault charges to aggravated assault charges. However, there are a number of viable defenses against aggravated assault charges, including by claiming the defendant:
- Did not have the ability to inflict injury
- Acted out of self defense
- Did not act intentionally
- Has been wrongfully accused
If you have been charged with aggravated assault, a San Jose criminal defense attorney can construct a defense tailored to your specific case to work for the most favorable result possible.
Consult With a San Jose Aggravated Assault Lawyer
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