Somerville Simple Assault Attorneys
Criminal Lawyers Defend Clients Against Simple Assault Charges in Somerville, New Jersey
If you have been charged with assault in Somerville, New Jersey, it is important to consult with a New Jersey criminal lawyer. The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC regularly represent clients in Somerville Municipal Court charged with simple assault and other disorderly persons offenses.
Under N.J.S.A. § 2C:12-1a(a), a person commits a simple assault if he of she attempts to cause or purposely, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another person. Some example of this offense includes:
- Slapping a person’s face
- Spitting in someone’s face
- Hitting someone in order to cause them soreness
Simple assault is a disorderly persons offense. Those convicted of simple assault can face:
- Up to a $1000 fine
- Possible probation
- 6 months possible jail sentence
- Possible community service
Simple Assault Charges Handled in Somerville Municipal Court
Simple assault charges arising out of Somerville, New Jersey are generally handled in Somerville Municipal Court. The court is located at 29 Somerset Street. The Honorable William T. Kelleher presides over the court.
Our criminal attorneys have many years of experience 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 – Somerville Simple Assault Lawyers
If you have been charged with a simple assault offense arising out of Somerville and would like to speak with one of the firm’s criminal attorneys, you can reach us 24 hours a day at 908.322.7000. We offer free initial consultations and are able to assist clients who speak Spanish, French and Polish.