Aggravated Assault for Causing Significant Bodily Injury

Franklin Township NJ Aggravated Assault Attorneys

Aggravated Assault is one of the more common felony crimes filed in Somerset County, including Franklin Township New Jersey. If you or a friend was arrested on this charge for causing significant bodily injury, it is imperative that you take immediate action as a conviction has serious ramification. This type of aggravated assault is a third degree crime and results in up to five (5) years in prison, as well as other penalties. To be convicted of this violation, the state must establish that your conduct resulted in “significant bodily injury”. When the medical records substantiate this level of injury, for example, broken bone, laceration, or tear of soft tissue, this charge may be filed. If the injuries are alleged to be even worse, you can be charged with aggravated assault with significant bodily injury.

Our former prosecutors are highly skilled in the defense of all charges under N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1b. We have handled numerous incidents resulting in allegations of this nature including bar fights, neighbor disagreements and alterations at sporting events. If you were arrested for aggravated assault in Franklin Township, a lawyer at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall is available to assist you. To speak to one of the attorneys on our eight (8) member team, call our office at 908-722-1011. Our firm handles significant bodily injury cases throughout the county including in Franklin, Bridgewater, North Plainfield, Warren, Hillsborough or Branchburg, Initial consultations with an attorney on our staff are free.

Aggravated Assault for Causing Significant Bodily Injury

N.J.S.A 2C:12-1b(7) states that when a person attempts to cause significant bodily injury to another or does cause such injury knowingly or purposely, they can be found guilty of third degree aggravated assault. Third Degree Aggravated assault is a crime that carries with it a punishment of up to five years in New Jersey State Prison, with up to two and a half years being ineligible for parole. Significant bodily injury is defined by N.J.S.A. 2C:11-1(d) as bodily injury which creates the temporary loss of the function of any bodily member or organ, or temporary loss of any of the five senses. The lawyers at the Law Offices of The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall regularly handle Aggravated Assault charges in Somerset County that stem from arrests in Bridgewater, Bernards and other municipalities.

Bernards New Jersey Aggravated Assault Lawyer

Since aggravated assault is always an indictable felony offense, the only place where these cases can be heard is at the Somerset County Superior Court in Somerville NJ. Whether you were charged with aggravated assault in Bernards or another town, for example, Bernardsville, Montgomery or South Bound Brook, this is where your violation will be dealt with. The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall has decades of experience handling significant bodily injury and other third degree aggravated assault charges in Somerville. This experience comes not only from handling thousands of cases as defense attorneys, but years as prosecutors. We are skilled in defending this offense and a lawyer here is ready to help you immediately at 908-722-1011.