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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What Makes Us Different?

Experienced. Trusted. Respected.
  • Relentless Advocate for All Clients
  • 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.

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.

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 assault lawyer in Franklin!


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