Arrested? Accused? Call a Phoenix criminal lawyer!
Contact a Phoenix criminal attorney at MayesTelles PLLC if you or someone you love has been arrested or accused of aggravated assault. Our firm has nearly 100 years of experience and is available 24/7 to take your calls. We understand that aggravated assault allegations are an urgent matter, which is why we are prepared to come to your defense fast.
At MayesTelles PLLC, we have handled many successful assault cases for clients –
- Our client was accused of aggravated assault / class 3 felony and we were able to see that they were declared not guilty at trial.
- Our client was facing a class 6 aggravated assault charge but we were able to get that charge reduced to a misdemeanor.
To learn more about the victories we have been able to secure for our clients, view our case results.
Aggravated Assault in the Arizona Revised Statutes
According to § 13-1204 of the Arizona Revised Statutes, there are ten different ways a person can be arrested and charged with aggravated assault. Those ten acts include –
- The assault caused serious physical injury to the victim
- The assault was carried out with a deadly weapon or instrument
- The force used to carry out the assault resulted in temporary and substantial disfigurement or impairment
- The victim was bound or restrained at the time of the assault
- The accused entered a home with the intent of committing assault
- The assault was committed against a victim under the age of 15
- The assault was committed while an order of protection was in place
- Assault with knowledge that the victim was a peace officer, constable, firefighter, teacher, or healthcare practitioner
- Assault by means of attempting or actually taking control of a peace officer's weapon
- Assault while in custody or against an official of the Arizona department of corrections or another law enforcement agency.
Penalties for Aggravated Assault in Arizona
Anyone convicted of dangerous aggravated assault in the state of Arizona can face the following penalties according to § 13-704 of the Arizona Revised Statutes sentencing guidelines –
- Class 5 felony is punishable by a minimum of two and a maximum of four years in prison. Offenders who have any other prior on their record could receive a maximum six years in prison.
- Class 4 felony is punishable by a minimum of four and a maximum of eight years in prison. Offenders who have any other prior on their record could receive a maximum 12 years in prison.
- Class 3 felony is punishable by a minimum of five and a maximum of 15 years in prison. Offenders who have any other prior on their record could receive a maximum 20 years in prison.
- Class 2 felony is punishable by a minimum of seven and a maximum of 21 years in prison. Offenders who have any other prior on their record could receive a maximum 28 years in prison.
Contact MayesTelles for a Free Consultation
If you were arrested or accused of aggravated assault, contact MayesTelles PLLC as soon as possible. You have the right to remain silent and you have the right to legal counsel. We can be that legal counsel – we strongly suggest that you do not use a public defender. Public defenders are free, but they handle far too many cases at once, limiting the amount of time they can spend on getting you the best result. The Phoenix criminal lawyers at our firm offer flexible and affordable payment options so you can retain the best counsel at a price you can afford.
Call us today at (602) 428-7104 or fill out our online form to request a free consultation!