Franklin Assault Defense Lawyer
Trusted Criminal Defense in & around Nashville
Are you facing an assault charge or investigation? You may be worried about what effect this will have on your future and possibly your freedom. An assault charge can stem from many different types of incidents and range from a misdemeanor to a felony. You could face a jail sentence or even a prison term, depending on the situation. 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 defense 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 asssault defense representation both inside and outside the courtroom. When you turn to us, we will be in your corner every step of the way providing the sound legal counsel and the support you need.
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Trial Tested. Proven Track Record.
Sometimes going to trial is necessary. Attorney Eric Larsen is not afraid to do so if it's in the best interest of the client.
Respected Amongst His Peers
Eric’s ability to maneuver through both trial advocacy and negotiations have earned him the respect of prosecutors, law enforcement, and the judiciary, which often leads to results that exceed client expectations.
Under Tennessee law, you could face assault charges without even making physical contact with the alleged victim. You can be charged with assault by just threatening someone with harm and causing them to fear that you can and will follow through.
Types of Assault Charges
Our firm handles all types of assault and assault-related crimes, 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.
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