Assault is defined as when a person acts with intent to cause physical injuries to another person and actually causes serious bodily harm to that person. With assault charges, the victim does not even need to be injured. Threatening harm alone can result in assault charges. If you are being charged with assault, consult our Birmingham criminal defense lawyer immediately.
Assault charges can include:
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Any type of assault charge can carry heavy penalties, which include jail time and/or fines. If you are convicted of a felony assault crime, then you will have to live as a convicted felon, which can restrict your rights, employment, and housing opportunities in the future. Your entire future is on the line here, so make sure you work with an experienced criminal defense attorney in Birmingham.
In Alabama, assault penalties can include:
Attorney Jeffrey G. Hester is a former prosecutor who knows how to fight even the toughest assault charges. He is a skilled litigator who has handled hundreds of trials in front of judges and juries. With 15+ years of experience in criminal defense cases, he has in-depth experience investigating, preparing, and defending a wide range of assault offenses. When you need someone to protect you from the maximum penalties of a crime, you can turn to Birmingham Defense Attorney Jeffrey G. Hester.
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