Assault & Aggravated Assault in New Jersey
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Whether the setting was a household domestic dispute or a bar fight, the assault charges you face may well be the result of a situation that escalated too quickly. This could be your first arrest, and you might be feeling scared and anxious about the future. Will these charges hurt your reputation? Is there a possibility that you could lose your job? Let us help you protect the things that matter most to you. Call Clark & Clark, L.L.C. today to talk to a New Jersey criminal defense attorney about your case and the defense options you have.
What is aggravated assault?
An assault charge can be aggravated by certain factors, including – although not limited to – the following:
- The victim of the alleged assault was a police officer or a security guard
- The victim of the alleged assault was a public official such as a judge or a teacher
- The victim of the alleged assault was a member of your family
- A deadly weapon was used in the alleged assault
- The victim was threatened with a gun in the alleged assault
- The alleged assault occurred in conjunction with eluding a police officer or resisting an arrest
- The victim incurred severe physical damage because of the alleged assault