Assault involves the infliction of physical injury to another person. If you have been charged with assault, it is important to consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer before making any statements to police and prosecutors.
At The Law Office of Jerome Paun, we have many years of experience defending clients against violent crime charges in Willimantic and throughout Connecticut. Jerome Paun is a skilled defense attorney who can protect your rights in this critical legal matter.
Handling All Assault Defense Cases
We are prepared to defend clients against all types of assault charges in Connecticut, including:
- First-degree assault involves injuries caused by a deadly weapon, acts of violence intended to cause permanent disfigurement and reckless behavior that could result in death.
- Second-degree assault includes causing serious injury to someone, recklessly causing serious injury with a deadly weapon and drugging someone without his or her consent.
- Third-degree assault includes causing an injury to someone and negligently causing an injury with a deadly weapon.
Penalties for assault charges can range from one year to 20 years in prison, and fines up to $15,000. Penalties can be increased if an assault is committed against certain people, such as police officers, the elderly, people with disabilities, or if classified as a hate crime.
Whatever the circumstances of your assault arrest, you are innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Our law firm can provide you with the skilled defense representation you need to pursue the best possible outcome.
Contact Us To Protect Your Legal Rights
If you have been charged with assault, battery or any violent crime in Connecticut, defense attorney Jerome Paun is here to protect your rights. Contact us online or by telephone at 866-787-0119 to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced assault defense attorney in Willimantic.