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Franklin Assault Lawyer

Defending Clients Charged With Assault in Williamson County

Are you facing an assault charge or investigation? You may be worried about how this will affect your future and possibly your freedom. An assault charge can stem from many incidents and range from a misdemeanor to a felony. Depending on the situation, you could face a jail sentence or even a prison term. Understanding where you stand, your legal options, and how to proceed as intelligently as possible is essential. That is why you need the trusted legal representation of our Franklin assault lawyer at Larsen Law PLLC.

Our firm has achieved the trust of numerous individuals facing difficult circumstances and the respect of local judges, lawyers, and the district attorney. We earned that trust and respect through calculated and effective assault defense representation inside and outside the courtroom. When you turn to our criminal defense lawyers in Franklin, we will be in your corner every step of the way providing the sound legal counsel and the support you need. 

Are you facing assault charges in Tennessee? Call Larsen Law PLLC today at (615) 933-2454 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our assault attorney in Franklin! 

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  • Not Guilty Public Intoxication
  • Case Dismissed Felony Aggravated Assault
  • Dismissed Attempted Aggravated Burglary and Assault
  • Case Dismissed DUI
  • Case Dismissed DUI

    What Is Assault in Tennessee?

    In Tennessee, assault is the intentional or reckless use of physical force against another person. It can also be defined as the threat of violence or harm to a person as long as that threat is accompanied by an apparent ability to act upon it. Under Tennessee law, you could face assault charges without physically contacting the alleged victim. 

    Assault Cases We Handle

    Our firm handles all types of assault and assault-related crimes in Franklin, Nashville, and beyond, including:

    What are the Penalties for Assault?

    The actual infliction of bodily harm on another person is a more serious offense that could be charged as a felony. The degree of the felony charge will depend on the extent of physical harm caused, intent, and whether a deadly weapon was used in the commission of the crime.

    • Simple assault is charged as a Class A misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail and a fine of up to $2,500.
    • Aggravated assault may be charged as a Class D or Class C felony with penalties ranging from 2 to 15 years in prison and steep fines.

    Understanding Assault Charges in Tennessee

    Assault charges in Tennessee can encompass a range of offenses, from simple assault to aggravated assault. Understanding the specific charges you are facing and the potential consequences is crucial in building a strong defense. Our experienced Franklin assault lawyers are well-versed in Tennessee assault laws and can provide the guidance and representation you need.

    Key points to consider when facing assault charges in Tennessee:

    • The difference between simple assault and aggravated assault
    • Potential penalties, including fines and jail time
    • Defenses that may apply to your specific case
    • The importance of seeking legal representation as soon as possible

    Contact Our Franklin Assault Attorney Today 

    Assault is a serious crime with potentially severe penalties in Tennessee. Those accused of assault should seek the help of an experienced Franklin assault lawyer as soon as possible to understand their rights and legal options better. With the proper guidance, it may be possible to defend against such charges and have them dismissed or reduced.

     Contact Larsen Law PLLC today to schedule a FREE consultation with our Franklin assault lawyer! Give us a call at (615) 933-2454.

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    • "He's very professional and I feel blessed that he was fighting for us."
      Eric Larsen is the best criminal lawyer to have fighting for you. My daughter got in trouble and I hired Mr. Larsen to defend her. He was able to get her the best deal possible. He's very professional and I feel blessed that he was fighting for us. I highly recommend him if you need a criminal lawyer.
      - Karen
    • Eric put his trust in me when all others would not. He had my best interests at heart throughout the entire process.
      - Former Client
    • I would not hesitate to contact him again if ever needed. Larsen for President 2020!
      - Mandy
    • He’s a good man! He kept me free with my daughter and I can’t thank him enough!
      - Kierria