An Experienced Defense Is Critical When You Face Assault Charges
There are many situations when tempers flare and things get out of hand:
- Bar fights
- Street scuffles
- Conflicts with the police
- Domestic violence
- False imprisonment
Most people find themselves in more trouble than they expected through no real ill intent. If you face assault charges, you need a lawyer who knows the law, has extensive trial experience and will invest the time necessary to investigate the circumstances behind your arrest.
Standing By You When You Face Assault Charges
Most people charged with assault find themselves facing more trouble than they ever expected. Your best defense requires an attorney with not only knowledge of the law and experience, but also one who will invest the time necessary to investigate the circumstances leading to your arrest and effectively communicate any mitigating factors when negotiating with the prosecution.
In addition to seeking reduced charges, deferred judgment and sentence or even dismissal, Care also focuses on restorative justice, where the idea is to work things through with the other person to come to an apology and get the case dismissed. She will also negotiate with the prosecution on your behalf to get your sentence reduced to community service if that is an option.
Boulder County Domestic Assault Defense Attorney
In an assault, if one person suffers serious bodily injury, such as broken bones, the charge becomes a felony and carries a prison sentence. If the injury occurs with the assailant wielding a weapon, the charge becomes aggravated assault. When either of these charges occur, it is essential to have a skilled trial lawyer on your side.
Care recognizes the impact any criminal conviction or arrest can have on your life. She knows how it will affect your ability to find a job, a place to live, obtain a loan or apply for school. Care develops strong defense arguments. She will schedule a bond hearing immediately in order to secure your freedom. She will examine the prosecution’s evidence and reach a resolution through negotiation or take your case to court in order to get your sentence reduced or dismissed.