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Long Beach Assault Defense Lawyer


The California Penal Code defines an assault as "[A]n unlawful attempt, coupled with a present ability, to commit a violent injury on the person of another." A misdemeanor assault is punishable by a maximum of 180 days in the county jail and/or a maximum fine of $1,000 unless it was committed against certain people (parking control officers, peace officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians, animal control officers, doctors, nurses, etc. performing their duties), in which case there is an increased fine and/or county jail time. If an assault is committed against a custodial officer who is on duty, the assault can be elevated to a felony.

If you have been arrested for or charged with committing a violent crime such as assault in California, you should contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer at The Amer Law Firm. If you are accused of any violent crime, you are facing serious charges with potentially serious consequences, so please do not hesitate to contact us to talk to an experienced criminal defense lawyer for a free consultation.

The Amer Law Firm has offices in Los Angeles and Orange County and an experienced criminal defense lawyer who will defend clients accused of violent crimes such as assault. Contact us online or call us at (866) 431-AMER (2637).

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