Simple Assault Lawyers in Maplewood, NJ
Maplewood Criminal Attorneys Defend Clients Against Simple Assault Charges
Simple assault charges arising out of Maplewood, New Jersey are generally handled in Maplewood Municipal Court. The court is located at 1618 Springfield Ave. The Honorable Stanley M. Varon presides over the court and the court administrator is Ryan X. Bancroft.
Maplewood Simple Assault Charges
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
Simple assault is a disorderly persons offense. Those convicted of simple assault face:
- 6 month possible jail sentence
- up to $1000 fine
- possible community service
- possible probation period
If you have been charged with assault in Maplewood, 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 represent clients in Maplewood Municipal Court charged with disorderly persons offenses, including simple assault.
Our criminal attorneys have many years of experiences handling assault cases. 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 – Maplewood Simple Assault Attorney
If you have been charged with a simple assault offense arising out of Maplewood and would like to speak with one of the firm’s criminal attorneys, you can reach us at (908) 322-7000. We offer free initial consultations and are available 24 hours a day.