Bar fights and domestic disputes can turn into serious charges with consequences that range from probation and fines to lengthy terms of incarceration. A charge of aggravated assault, assault with a deadly weapon or another violent offense all carry significant potential penalties. If you have been charged with a violent crime in Utah, it is important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible about your rights.
At the law firm of Catherine Cleveland, P.C., I provide an experienced criminal defense for charges of aggravated assault, assault with a deadly weapon or related assault and battery charges. I have the experience necessary to take on these types of serious offenses and have a proven track record of success over my years of practice.
Salt Lake City Felony Assault Defense Attorneys
Any action directed at another person with the intent to harm can be considered a crime in Utah. Even the threat of violence can classified as assault, and if a person displays a weapon while making such a threat, that action may be classified as aggravated assault or assault with a deadly weapon.
A deadly weapon does not necessarily mean a gun. If a knife, baseball bat or other weapon is involved that poses a credible risk to another person, a charge of aggravated assault may be brought against that person. If you have been arrested for aggravated assault or a related crime, you need to understand your options.
Utah Aggravated Assault Lawyer
To talk with a lawyer about your situation, call my Salt Lake City law office for a free initial consultation with a lawyer. I am available by phone at 801-783-3488 or toll free at 877-753-1247. You can also contact me online.