Arrested for Aggravated Assault?
Call our Rancho Cucamonga Criminal Defense Attorneys!
Aggravated assault charges are very serious and carry hefty consequences
if an individual is convicted. Under California
penal code section 240, assault is defined as,
An assault is an unlawful attempt, coupled with a present ability, to commit
a violent injury on the person of another.
Aggravated assault alleges that the accused intentionally and knowingly
injured another person – often with excessive force or the use of
a deadly weapon. If you were accused of aggravated assault, you could
be facing more serious felony consequences. Having a Rancho Cucamonga
criminal defense lawyer is crucial.
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Examples and Penalties for Aggravated Assault
Aggravated assault differs from a simple assault as it pertains to an act
of violence that is premeditated and causes extensive physical harm and damage.
Assault with a deadly weapon will fall under this category. A simple assault can also transform into
an aggravated assault if the assailant attacks an officer of the law or
Penalties for aggravated assaults can include:
- Fines up to $10,000
- Jail time between four months and 15 years
- Note on your criminal records
the “three-strikes” system. This means that if an individual is convicted of three felonies, they
will face anywhere from 25 years to life in prison. An aggravated assault
can count as a strike, thus further indicting the defendant. That is why
it is imperative that you seek legal representation if you have been charged
with aggravated assault.
About Chung & Ignacio, LLP
We founded this law firm out of a passion to represent the interests of
individuals. Today, their goal is the same –
to make sure your voice is heard. We advocate for the accused, the arrested, and the charged to give them
a fighting chance.
We promise each client that they will receive:
- Our Time & Attention
- Our Best Efforts
We are consistently able to secure
successful case results for our clients and we sincerely hope we can do the same for you. To learn
more about us,
visit our Firm Overview.
What Clients Have Said About Us
Nothing makes our attorneys happier than knowing we were able to truly
make a difference in our client’s life, which is why we love getting
testimonials back from them. Below, find out some of the things past clients
have said about working with our defense firm!
- “From start to finish, I have received nothing but a candid and honest
assessment of my case. I could not ask for a better attorney.”
- “They made us feel confident from day one, and I never really worried
about anything after that.”
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Arrested for aggravated assault?
Get a free defense review when you call (909) 726-7112!