Madison Simple Assault Attorney
Simple Assault Lawyers Represent Clients Charged with Violent Crimes in Madison, NJ
Madison is a quiet, carefully developed, residential community in Morris County, New Jersey. Madison is known as a community with strong educational, cultural and historical amenities. Despite Madison’s thriving community, it is sometimes necessary for the Madison Police Department to investigate instances of simple assault.
In the State of New Jersey, simple assault is considered either a disorderly persons offense or a petty disorderly persons offense. Simple assault offenses arising out of Madison are handled by the Madison Municipal Court. Madison Municipal Court is located at 50 Kings Road in Madison.
Simple Assault Law in Madison, New Jersey
New Jersey laws (N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1) govern the charge of simple assault. Simple assault has occurred if an individual:
- Attempts to cause bodily harm to another person;
- Knowingly, purposefully, or recklessly causes bodily injury unto another;
- Causes bodily injury unto another with negligent use of a deadly weapon;
- Or threatens another person through physical menace in a manner that causes that person to fear for his or her safety
Harsh Penalties for Madison, NJ
In New Jersey, penalties for simple assault may include a jail sentence of up to 6 months and/or fines of as much as $1,000. Additionally, a simple assault conviction will result in a criminal record that would turn up on routine background checks, thereby disadvantaging you when applying for work in the future. For these reasons, it is very important to consult with a New Jersey criminal lawyer.
If you or a loved one has been charged with simple assault in Madison or any municipality throughout New Jersey, our criminal defense attorneys may be able to assist you. Our criminal lawyers have many years of experience handling simple assault cases in Madison and throughout New Jersey. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial attorney. Gary Grabas, Robert Rowbotham, II, and Casey Woodruff are all former prosecutors. Mr. Bramnick has over 30 years experience as a trial lawyer.
Free Consultations Available – Madison Simple Assault Lawyer
Our attorneys would welcome the opportunity to speak with you about a charge of simple assault or other offense arising out of Madison, New Jersey. Our defense lawyers are available for a free consultation 24 hours a day. Our office is conveniently located in Scotch Plains, NJ on 1827 East Second Street, just off of Route 22 East.