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Brick NJ Aggravated Assault Lawyer

There are many ways that someone like you can be charged with aggravated assault in Brick New Jersey. The most prevalent allegations involve simple assault on a police officer or another person afforded enhanced protection under the NJ Aggravated Assault Law. There is also a large block stemming from Brick physical altercations which allegedly result in significant bodily injury. Irrespective of the scenario that resulted in your being arrested, the Brick NJ Criminal Attorneys at Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall can provide you with the quality representation you require. The eight lawyers that make up a team include a former prosecutor in Brick and several others that have over 100 years of collective service in the county, including representing countless individuals on fourth degree, third degree and second degree aggravated assault charges in the Criminal Division of the Ocean Superior Court.  An attorney with a comprehensive understanding of the court system, the applicable law and what is necessary to succeed in your defense is available for a free consultation now. Contact our Toms River Office at 732-286-6500 to speak to a lawyer immediately.
Aggravated Assault Offense in Brick Township

The NJ Aggravated Assault Law is contained at N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1(b). You may be convicted of this offense if you: (1) attempt to cause, purposely cause, or exercise extreme indifference to the value of life and cause a serious bodily injury; (2) attempt or intentionally cause bodily injury with a deadly weapon; (3) recklessly cause bodily injury with a deadly weapon; (4) point a firearm at another person; (5) commit a simple assault on a police officer, teacher, EMT, firemen, DYFS worker, member of the judiciary or another person set forth at 2C:12-1(b)(5); (6) cause significant bodily while eluding police; or (7) attempt to cause, intentionally cause or act with extreme indifference to the value of life and cause significant bodily injury.

An aggravated assault charge can be filed as a fourth degree, third degree or second degree crime depending which subsection of 2C:12-1(b) applies. Fourth degree aggravated assault results in a fine of up to $10,000 and up to 18 months in prison. Third degree aggravated assault carries maximum penalties that include a $15,000 fine and 5 years of imprisonment. Second degree aggravated assault triggers 5-10 years in prison and a fine that can reach $15,000.

Brick Township Aggravated Assault Defense Attorneys

Brick Township definitely has some of the highest frequency of aggravated assault in Ocean County. This may, however, be expected given that it ranks third in population in the county at 75,072 residents. Whether things got physical with a police officer, you were involved in an incident of domestic violence or the aggravated assault resulted from some other scenario, the attorneys at our firm have the tools to thoroughly defend you. To speak to an attorney at Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall in a free initial consultation, call us at 732-286-6500. A lawyer on our staff will provide the direction you need.

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