Assault

Stealing charges come in many degrees of severity but always carry a negative connotation. A conviction can result in the loss of employment and follow a defendant around for the rest of their life labeling them as “untrustworthy” to potential future employers. For young men and women it can result in denials from Universities and alienate them from the workforce before they ever get started. Luckily our attorneys work hard to keep convictions off our client’s records to help our clients avoid these negative consequences.

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Misdemeanor Assault:

Class A Misdemeanor | Up to 1 year in county jail

– Usually referred to as Simple Assault or Domestic Assault, these constitute assaults committed that did not involve choking or a weapon and where the injuries are not severe or disfiguring. Regardless of classification an “assault” conviction on a criminal record can have serious ramifications.

Felony Assault:

Class C | 1 year to 7 years

Class B Felony | 15 years
(can carry 85% mandatory sentence before eligible for parole)

Class A Felony | Life
(can carry 85% mandatory sentence before eligible for parole)

– Felony Assault charges range in classifications depending on severity of injury, nature of the assault or whether there was a weapon involved.

Armed Criminal Action (Unclassified Felony):

1st Armed Offense | Minimum 3 years in prison without parole
(no maximum)

2nd Armed Offense | Minimum 5 years in prison without parole
(no maximum)

3rd Armed Offense | Minimum 10 years in prison without parole
(no maximum)

– If a weapon was used in the commission of the assault there is a separate charge of Armed Criminal Action that carries mandatory prison terms.