Simple Assault Lawyers in East Orange, New Jersey
Aggressive Criminal Attorneys Defend Clients Against Simple Assault Charges in East Orange, NJ
If you have been charged with assault in East Orange, New Jersey, it is important to consult with a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer. The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC regularly represents clients in East Orange Municipal Court charged with simple assault.
Under N.J.S.A.§ 2C:12-1a(1), a person commits a simple assault if he or she attempts to cause or purposely, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another person. Some examples of this offense include:
- Spitting in someone’s face
- Hitting someone in order to cause them soreness
- Slapping a person’s face
Severe Penalties for Simple Assault Convictions in East Orange, NJ
Simple assault convictions can result in a six month prison term and significant fines.
In New Jersey, assault charges are taken seriously. Simple assault charges arising out of East Orange, New Jersey are generally handled in East Orange Municipal Court. The court is located at 221 Freeway Drive East. The Honorable John H. Watson Jr. presides over the court. The court administrator is Carol Hart.
Our criminal attorneys have many years of experiences handling simple assault offenses. Casey Woodruff, Robert Rowbotham and Gary Grabas are former Prosecutors. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial lawyer with over 30 years of trial experience.
Free Consultation Available – East Orange Simple Assault Attorneys
If you would like to speak with one of the firm’s criminal attorneys to discuss an assault charge, you can reach us at (908) 322-7000. We offer free initial consultations and are available 24 hours a day. The firm’s Essex County office is located in nearby Newark, New Jersey