Assault Defense in Galloway NJ
If you are facing criminal charges in Atlantic County for assault, New Jersey law could impose potentially serious penalties if you are convicted. You could be facing potential consequences such as a criminal conviction that may tarnish your reputation, damage your prospects for future gainful employment, and even expose you to penalties including jail time. Being convicted of assault can have significant effects on your life and your future, because criminal convictions can often limit your future job opportunities and even your ability to further your education. At the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, our highly skilled and knowledgeable attorneys understand that the outcome of your case is of the utmost importance, and will put their years of experience to work for you, in order to carefully determine the best possible approach to your case and skillfully navigate the best possible outcome on your behalf.
New Jersey Penalties for Assault Crimes
Because assault is considered a criminal offense in New Jersey and may carry serious potential penalties, it is extremely important to retain an attorney with extensive experience representing defendants in assault matters. Attorneys at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall handle matters in Atlantic City, Mays Landing, Egg Harbor Township, Galloway Township, Hamilton Township, and throughout Atlantic County. Our criminal defense lawyers have extensive experience handling matters involving a wide variety of assault and threat issues, including the following types of charges:
- Simple Assault (N.J.S.A. § 2C:12-1(a))
- Aggravated Assault (N.J.S.A. § 2C:12-1(b))
- Eluding (N.J.S.A. § 2C:29-2)
- Terroristic Threats (N.J.S.A. § 2C:12-3)
- Harassment (N.J.S.A. § 2C:33-4)
- Trespassing (N.J.S.A. § 2C:18-3)
- Disorderly Conduct (N.J.S.A. § 2C:33-2)
- Assault by Auto (N.J.S.A. § 2C:12-1(c))
- Stalking (N.J.S.A. § 2C:12-10)
- Disarming a Police Officer (N.J.S.A. § 2C:12-11)
- Resisting Arrest (N.J.S.A. § 2C:29-2)
- Criminal Mischief (N.J.S.A. § 2C:17-3)
- Obstructing the Administration of Law or Justice (N.J.S.A. § 2C:29-1)
- Endangering the Welfare of a Child (N.J.S.A. § 2C:24-4)
If you are facing criminal charges relating to an assault issue such as any of those listed above, it is important to hire a lawyer who is skilled, experienced and knowledgeable on assault-related issues to handle your case, in order to ensure that your case is handled with the best approach possible in order to ensure the best possible outcome for you. Not only do our attorneys have that skill, experience, and knowledge to offer you, but many of our attorneys also have an unprecedented familiarity with how the system works, as many of our attorneys have previously worked as prosecutors. With this experience, we are well prepared to put our thorough knowledge of the system to work defending you, in addition to our extensive knowledge of New Jersey assault law and our carefully honed skills built over many years of practicing criminal defense throughout Atlantic County, New Jersey. Because of this powerful combination of skill, knowledge, and experience, our defense lawyers are often able to negotiate extremely favorable outcomes on behalf of our clients, such as reducing potentially serious penalties like significant jail time down to more manageable consequences like participation in a pre-trial intervention program, entry into a conditional discharge program, or reduction of charges to a less serious offense. Our attorneys are seasoned at seeking out and pursuing the best possible outcome for defendants in a wide variety of assault-related matters, in order to minimize the impact of criminal charges on your life and your future.
Contact Us Today for a Free Consultation
If you have been arrested or charged with an assault or threat crime, or if you are under investigation for assault, please call our office for a free consultation. Our skilled and knowledgeable criminal defense lawyers are ready to review the facts of your case and provide sound counsel to get you moving on the path toward the best possible advocacy on your behalf, and optimal resolution of your case. Call us at 1-877-450-8301 or e-mail our office to arrange a free consultation for your Atlantic County assault case today.