Livingston Simple Assault Lawyers
Criminal Attorneys Represent Clients Charged with Simple Assault in Livingston, NJ
Simple Assault charges arising out of Livingston are generally handled in Livingston Municipal Court, located at 357 South Livingston Avenue. The Honorable Robert A. Jones presides over the Court. Michael I. Berliner is the municipal prosecutor.
Severe Penalties for Livingston Simple Assault Convictions
In New Jersey, assault charges are taken seriously. A simple assault conviction can result in a six (6) month prison term.
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.
Free Consultations Available – Livingston Simple Assault Attorney
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 main office is located in nearby Scotch Plains, New Jersey.