Criminal Assault Defense Attorneys
Have you been hit with assault charges? If so, it is important to have a strong criminal defense attorney on your side who can effectively represent you in court. Assault crimes hold serious penalties, as the legal system treats these crimes harshly.
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Penalties for Assault Crimes
In Colorado, assault crimes are categorized into three degrees, including a menacing crime, which is another term for battery.
The degrees of assaults include the following:
- First degree assault: Intentionally causing serious bodily harm to another that puts them at significant risk of death. Offenders could face a felony charge and receive a prison sentence of 8 to 24 years and fines up to $750,000
- Second degree assault: Intentionally or recklessly causing bodily harm using a weapon, or causing injury while on drugs. Offenders could face a felony charge and receive a prison sentence of 4 to 12 years and fines up to $500,000.
- Third degree assault: Knowingly or recklessly causing bodily harm to someone. Offenders could face a misdemeanor charge and can possibly receive a prison sentence up to 3 years.
- Menacing: Threatening or knowingly placing fear in another. Offenders could face a misdemeanor; however, if you threaten another with a deadly weapon you could receive a felony charge.
If you have been charged with assault, you don't have to face the daunting legal system alone. By having an experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney on your side, you can effectively build your case with peace of mind and confidence.
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