Assault and Battery
What starts as a bar fight or fighting between schoolmates can end as an assault and battery charge. In these situations, it is vital that you work with an experienced defense attorney who can help you avoid the serious penalties you face if you are convicted.
I am Salt Lake City assault and battery defense attorney Catherine R. Cleveland and I represent adults and juveniles. I have extensive experience handling cases involving all types of violent crimes, from burglary to illegal possession of a firearm. I can provide you with an aggressive defense to your charges and protect your rights throughout the process.
If you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges for assault, I will provide the quality legal representation you need. To contact my Salt Lake City law office, call 801-783-3488.
Salt Lake City Defense Lawyer: Assault Charges
In assault and battery cases involving serious injury or serious threats of injury to the victim, the prosecution often takes an aggressive stance and seeks significant criminal penalties.
If you are faced with the possibility of significant jail time, you need an attorney who will stand up to the prosecution and offer an aggressive defense on your behalf. You need an attorney with a reputation as a skilled trial lawyer.
I have extensive trial experience and am known as an aggressive defense attorney who is willing to take a case to trial if it is in a client’s best interest. Due to my careful trial preparation and meticulous case management, I have generated a powerful history of results — in and out of the courtroom.
Assault-Related Charges and Issues
Sometimes an assault charge is combined with other types of criminal charges or legal issues. For example, if you are accused of domestic violence or domestic assault, you may also have a restraining order filed against you. If you are accused of assault with a deadly weapon during a robbery, you could be facing separate charges for both crimes.
I can help you understand the charges you are facing and the potential penalties you face. I will help you fight those charges and resolve the legal issues you face as a result of your arrest.
Criminal defense is all I do
My exclusive focus as a Salt Lake City criminal defense lawyer has helped me perfect successful legal strategies that are proven to be effective in Utah Courts. Throughout the years, I have achieved a history of favorable results by helping hundreds of people successfully reduce or avoid criminal charges. My clients’ positive testimonials tell their stories.