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Presenting an aggressive defense against violent crime charges

A defendant charged with assault may be facing prison time. You need an attorney who is determined and serious about fighting for you, who has the experience and knowledge to succeed, and who aggressively defends individuals in the criminal justice system.  James Lochead is a true advocate for the rights of defendants charged with violent crimes.

What is assault?

Generally, assault is the threat of violence.  Actions such as pushing, pulling, hitting, kicking, punching, slapping are considered to be assaults. Many other actions such as grabbing or spitting can also lead to these charges. Mr. Lochead presents a formidable defense to all types of violent crime charges.

What are some types of assaults?

Assaults occur for a variety of reasons. Many assault charges stem from simple fights resulting in charges for Assault Bodily Injury which is a Class A misdemeanor or Aggravated Assault if there are allegations of serious injury or if a weapon was used.  In these cases, Mr. Lochead works to show that you were acting in self-defense and are not a violent criminal.  An Assault of a Family Member charge is filed as a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the allegations.  Assault Family Member charges include harsh consequences to include loss of freedom, a permanent record, future enhancement, loss of gun rights, problems with child custody, and loss of employment.  In all assault cases, Mr. Lochead decisively defends your freedom.

Defending an assault charge

Depending on the facts of your case, the state may choose to charge you with a higher level crime than is necessary. The Law Offices of James Lochead works to get your charges dismissed or reduced through investigation and a variety of pretrial motions.

For an aggressive defense, call the Law Offices of James Lochead to fight for you.

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