Have you or a loved one been charged with assault? Assault charges are normally categorized as state crimes and can be tried as a misdemeanor or felony. Understanding the differences between what constitutes a felony or misdemeanor assault charge can be very helpful. The Memphis criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Stephen R. Leffler, P.C. bring more than 60 years of legal experience to the table. Our clients have found that we are personable, laid back, and act as a capable advisor for their legal situations.
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If you have been charged with assault, there are certain factors which can constitute whether the charges you are facing are felony or misdemeanor. Simple assault is usually a misdemeanor charge since it involves minor injuries like bumps, bruises, and scratches. Aggravated assault is normally classified as a felony because it involves greater injuries or strangulation in addition to other specific circumstances. Depending on the relationship between parties involved, the assault charge can also be domestic violence.
If you are facing felony assault charges, you can be facing serious consequences that includes prison time, fines, and a revoking of your rights. Our Memphis assault attorney at the Law Offices of Stephen R. Leffler, P.C. can provide you with experienced and thorough representation. We work as an advisor for our clients and provide them with information regarding their potential legal options for their situation.
Call our firm at (901) 509-9112 to learn how our Memphis assault defense lawyers can help you!