Aggravated assault is a very serious offense in Arizona. Every "aggravated" offense is charged as a felony under Arizona law, which means you can face much more severe penalties compared to the penalties associated with a misdemeanor offense. There is a lot at stake in these cases, and having a qualified criminal defense lawyer behind you from the start is essential.
Attorney Vladimir Gagic has represented countless clients in a wide variety of felony aggravated assault cases. With more than 10 years of experience in the practice of Arizona criminal law, Mr. Gagic has the experience, the skill and the trial-proven strategies to protect your rights.
Understanding Arizona Aggravated Assault Offenses
There are many different types of offenses that can be categorized as aggravated assault. The age of the other person involved in the altercation, whether he or she is a law enforcement official and numerous other factors can turn an offense that would otherwise have been considered a misdemeanor into a felony.
The following are just a few examples of offenses that can be charged as felony aggravated assault:
- Assault resulting in serious physical injury to the victim
- Assault involving the use of a weapon or dangerous instrument
- Drunk driving accidents resulting in serious physical injury to the victim
- Any assault on a police officer, teacher, prosecutor, health care provider or prison guard
- An assault by a person age 18 or older on a person age 15 or younger
Serving Clients Charged With An Aggravated Assault Case In Mesa, Tempe, Glendale And Peoria, AZ
Contact the Phoenix Law Office of Vladimir Gagic PLLC to discuss your aggravated assault case and learn more about how Mr. Gagic can help you. You can reach Mr. Gagic by phone at 602-635-1536, toll free at 855-843-6274 (855-THE MARINE) or by completing the firm's online intake form.