Brick NJ Simple Assault Attorney
Charged With Simple Assault in Brick Township New Jersey Simple assault is an offense that is frequently encountered in Brick NJ as the third most populated municipality in Ocean County. The Brick Municipal Court handles a high number of disorderly persons offenses with this charge being the most common. If you were allegedly involved in a bar fight, domestic conflict, argument with neighbor or any other incident which result in a simple assault offense, the attorneys at Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver are well equipped to defend you. Matt Dorry of our office is the former prosecutor of Brick and the rest of the lawyers on our staff also have decades of experience defending clients charged with simple assault in Bricktown. An attorney is available now at 732-287-6500 for a free consultation. Simple Assault Offense in Brick TownshipThe criminal offense known as simple assault is set forth at subsection a of N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1. There are three ways that you can be convicted of this charge. If you attempt to cause bodily injury to another person or succeed in doing so intentionally or recklessly, you commit simple assault. Causing bodily injury negligently with a deadly weapon also triggers a violation. The third situation where this offense arises is when someone resorts to physical menace to put another person in fear of immediate serious bodily injury. A conviction for simple assault under any of these scenarios can result in serious penalties. You will have a criminal record and be exposed to a fine of up to $1,000, as well as up to 6 months of incarceration. You should also know that simple assault is considered a predicate act of domestic violence for purposes of securing a restraining order. Brick Simple Assault LawyerA lawyer at Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver is prepared to formulate an effective plan so that you can avert a criminal record and the penalties that apply under 2C:12-1(a). We have over a century of combined experience to rely upon in helping you reach the very best outcome in your Brick simple assault case. To speak to an attorney about the specific facts of your matter, contact us at 732-286-6500.