Aggravated Assault Attorney in Chicago
Chicago Criminal Lawyer: (312) 883-9466
Aggravated assault and battery charges are not taken lightly by law enforcement or by the courts. Aggravated assault and/or battery includes any type of action that involves serious bodily injuries to the victim, usually with a deadly weapon, firearm, or motor vehicle. If the act took place on public property, or if a victim is a public employee, unborn child, elderly, or another special type of victim, you can also be charged with aggravated assault and/or battery.
BEFORE you talk to law enforcement or prosecutors, call our experienced Chicago assault lawyers at our firm immediately. At Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC, we provide aggressive, hard-hitting courtroom representation to clients facing felony charges for aggravated assault and/or battery. Our criminal defense lawyers can start by discussing your charges, explaining your rights, and helping you understand your legal options.
Let's start with a case evaluation to discuss your charges.
Penalties for Aggravated Assault/Battery
Typically charged as a felony, aggravated assault/battery charges can lead to very serious consequences for your reputation and your future.
The penalties for an assault conviction may include:
- Jail or prison time
- Large fines
- Mandatory counseling
- Restitution to the victim
- Criminal record
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Our goal is to fight to minimize the penalties you are facing, whether it is in the form of a reduced sentence, dismissal, or acquittal. With a felony assault/battery charge, you are looking at the possibility of living your life as a convicted felon, which will make it difficult to find decent jobs or even suitable housing. Don't give up on your future without a fight.
We Can Fight for You in Court – (312) 883-9466
With more than 15 years of experience practicing criminal law, we are here to help you effectively fight your charges. We are always prepared to take a case to court - in fact, we welcome it. We are a team of veteran litigators who thrive in the courtroom and excel under pressure. Our firm has argued cases before the Illinois Supreme Court, Illinois Appellate Courts, and Deferral Courts around the country.
When you need a passionate, relentless courtroom advocate to battle for your future, turn to Pissetzky & Berliner, LLC.