Prosecutors take assault incredibly seriously. It is generally considered an initial step towards greater criminality, leaves the largest impact on victims and, therefore, is met with the harshest investigatory and prosecutorial tactics, as well as bail and punishment.
If you or someone you love has been charged with Aggravated Assault—Serious Bodily Injury (N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1b1); Aggravated Assault—Significant Bodily Injury (N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1b7); Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon (N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1b5); or Simple Assault (N.J.S.A. 2C:12-1a1), contact the former Violent Crimes Prosecutors at Schiller McMahon to get an expert on your side.
Aggravated assault convictions carry between 3-10 years in State Prison, including 85% parole ineligibility (NERA) for convictions for Aggravated Assault—Serious Bodily Injury,
Speed in violent crimes’ cases is especially important. Recordings disappear, forensics are lost, and witnesses memories fade. Because of the incredible danger of spoliation, or destruction, of evidence, speed matters.
Over the past 15 years, Schiller and McMahon’s team of former Major Violent Crimes prosecutors have prosecuted and tried more major violent crimes than any other duo of attorney’s in New Jersey.
Schiller McMahon’s team of attorneys have initiated, supervised and run investigations into all manner of violent crime, directed and conducted pre-arrest legal and investigative tactics, authorized criminal charges, presented violent crimes matters to the Grand Jury, litigated every single pre- and trial motion cognizable, and, most important, tried before a jury all manner of violent crime with unparalleled success.
If you are alerted that you are the subject of an investigation, or you’ve been arrested for a violent crime, exercise your rights and call us today.