SKILLED IN ASSAULT AND BATTERY CASES
ASSUALT AND BATTERY CASES CAN OCCUR ANYWHERE AND WHEN THEY DO THE DAMAGES CAN BE SEVERE.
Facing charges for a violent crime can have a lasting impact on your reputation, and can certainly affect your personal freedom. You could be facing potential jail time, as well as the negative impacts of a criminal record, which could affect your ability to get a job or obtain a loan.
At Groth & Associates, our experienced Toledo criminal defense lawyers provide the strong legal defense you need at a time like this, defending your legal rights and ensuring your freedom is protected.
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COMMON TYPES OF ASSAULT AND BATTERY CASES
Unfortunately, even a simple disagreement can end up resulting in serious assault and battery charges. Under Chapter 2903 of the Ohio Revised Code, these charges can result from a simple argument or misunderstanding, or even from a situation in which you felt compelled to defend yourself. At Groth & Associates, our Toledo assault and battery lawyers provide the aggressive legal representation you need to defend you against the following types of charges:
- Simple or negligent assault;
- Aggravated assault and menacing;
- Vehicular assault and homicide;
- Stalking and harassment;
- Patient endangerment and abuse; and
- Child endangerment and abuse.
OTHER PRACTICE AREA CASES
PENALTIES FOR ASSAULT OFFENSES
ASSAULT AND BATTERY CASES A VERY DIFFICULT AND REQUIRES AN EXPERT TO GIVE YOU THE REPRESENTATION YOU NEED. CALL GROTH AND ASSOCIATES TODAY FOR HELP.
Under Section 2903 of the Ohio Code, penalties for assault vary depending on where the assault took place, who was involved, the level of harm done, as well as the presence of a weapon during the commission of the alleged crime. According to the Ohio State Bar, penalties and sentencing may include the following:
- For misdemeanor charges: penalties of up to 6 months’ jail time and fines up to $1,000;
- For felonies in the fourth of fifth degree: imprisonment up to 18 months and fines up to $5,000;
- For felonies in the third degree: imprisonment up to 3 years or more and fines up to $10,000;
- For felonies in the second degree: imprisonment up to 8 years and fines up to $15,000;
- For felonies in the first degree: imprisonment up to 11 years or longer and fines up to $20,000.
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HOW OUR ASSAULT DEFENSE LAWYERS CAN HELP
When facing a jail sentence of multiple years and fines worth tens of thousands of dollars, you need a strong legal advocate on your side, defending your rights and interests. At Groth & Associates, we provide the strong legal defense you need. We can assist in arranging a bond hearing so that you can remain out of jail while awaiting trial.
We will thoroughly review the evidence the state has against you, and can negotiate with the district attorney in an attempt to get your charges reduced or dismissed. In the event your case does go to court, our criminal investigators can uncover crucial evidence in your favor, while subpoenaing witnesses to testify in your defense
GET THE DEFENSE YOU NEED TODAY
The best legal defense starts immediately after you have been charged. If you are facing serious penalties as the result of assault charges, contact Groth & Associates today. We provide the kind of professional, effective legal representation you need when your freedom and livelihood are on the lone.
We serve clients in Toledo, Bowling Green, Fremont and the surrounding areas; reach out to us today for help.