It is absolutely critical to work hard with a Passaic County Defense Attorney quickly after an arrest to determine if the matter is really aggravated assault or an assault. What were the circumstances around the incident? What if any injuries did the victims have? Who are the witnesses? You have to move fast as a detention hearing will be heard soon after an offense in the Passaic County Criminal Court or other Criminal Courthouse in New Jersey. Aggravated Assault carries substantial exposure to prison time in a New Jersey State Prison, some of the toughest in the nation. With the right defense attorney, your attorney may be able to secure an acquittal, a dismissal or a plea bargain for probation or other reduced penalty.
If you or your loved on face aggravated assault charges, contact our Passaic County office on 973-337-9643 today.