Dayton Assault Attorneys

Dayton Assault Attorneys

Icon for our Xenia criminal defense attorneys at the VanNoy Firm Assault is one of the most serious types of crimes in Ohio. Depending on the circumstances involved, you could end up facing heavy fines, a potentially lengthy prison sentence, and a criminal record that follows you for the rest of your life, At The VanNoy Firm, we act as a strong legal advocate on your side in this situation. As experienced Dayton assault attorneys, we take the actions needed to prevent a criminal conviction. 

Get the Strong Legal Defense You Need From Our Dayton Assault Attorneys

Assault charges can arise out of any type of dispute or altercation you have involving others. Under the Ohio Revised Code, there are three different types of assault charges you could be facing, depending on the circumstances involved:

  • Assault: Sometimes referred to as simple assault, this is defined as knowingly causing or attempting to cause physical harm to another person or their unborn child. 
  • Negligent Assault: This is when you cause physical harm to another person through the negligent handling of a deadly weapon. A ‘deadly weapon’ may consist of a gun, knife, nunchucks, or other types of fighting instruments, as well as objects such as a metal pipe or baseball bat.
  • Felony Assault: The most serious type of assault charge, this is when you cause physical harm or attempt to cause physical harm to another person through the intentional use of a deadly weapon.  

The VanNoy Firm provides the strong legal defense you need when facing any of the above charges. As experienced Dayton assault attorneys, we help you avoid the potentially serious penalties these types of charges can result in. 

Penalties for Assault Crimes in Ohio

If you are charged with any type of assault crime in Ohio, it is important to be aware that the penalties associated with these charges have the potential to be severe: 

  • For simple assault: This is considered a first-degree misdemeanor, with penalties that include fines up to $1,000 and up to six months in jail. 
  • For negligent assault: This is a third-degree misdemeanor, with fines up to $500 and up to 60 days in jail. 
  • For felony assault: As a felony crime, these charges carry penalties which include fines as high as $20,000 and a prison sentence of up to 11 years. 

When facing these types of charges through the Montgomery County Criminal Court, you can count on The VanNoy Firm to provide the trusted legal representation you need. We conduct our own investigation into your case, gathering the evidence needed to help you avoid a criminal conviction.

Get Our Dayton Assault Attorneys on Your Side

Protect yourself against penalties associated with assault charges by getting The VanNoy Firm on your side. To schedule a consultation, call or contact our Dayton assault attorneys online today.   

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