Charlotte Assault on a Female Attorneys
A man attacking a woman elevates simple assault from a class B misdemeanor to a class 1 misdemeanor under North Carolina law, which carries an increased penalty of up to two years in jail.In addition to jail time, the consequences of an assault conviction include the payment of a fine and a criminal record that could affect your ability to get a job or find a place to live. If you are being investigated or have been arrested for assault on a woman, speak to an attorney about your defense as soon as possible.At Jetton & Meredith, our goal is to avoid conviction, or reduce the damages of a conviction for individuals in Charlotte who have been charged with assault on a female. Act now to protect your rights. Contact us online or call for a no-obligation consultation with a Charlotte assault on a female defense lawyer.
Assault on a Female Defense Lawyers in Charlotte, North Carolina
Assault on a woman is the unlawful touching, or attempted touching, of a woman age 16 or older, by a man age 18 or older. It is considered domestic violence if the man and woman involved are in a domestic relationship, usually boyfriend and girlfriend or husband and wife. Only a man can be charged with assault on a woman — a woman assaulting a man with whom she is in a relationship may be charged as domestic violence simple assault.
If arrested for domestic violence assault, you will likely have to stay in jail for 48 hours, or until a judge releases you. In most cases, a no-contact order will also be issued upon your release, which prohibits you from contacting the person you allegedly assaulted.
Our lawyers will research the context of the charges and provide knowledgeable, experienced guidance and skilled representation to individuals charged with assault on a female, and other domestic violence crimes. We provide personalized attention and services, and will aggressively protect your rights in court.
Prompt Advocacy Is Often the Key to a Successful Defense
An experienced defense attorney can help you to take advantage of opportunities to try to get charges dismissed or reduced, or obtain an alternative resolution to avoid a criminal record. For a no-obligation consultation with our assault on a female defense attorneys, contact our firm today.
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