Aggravated Assault Lawyers In New Jersey
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Aggravated Assault Law - 2C:12-1b
A person is guilty of aggravated assault if :
Aggravated Assault Examples
- Breaking someone’s jaw
- Cutting someone’s face with a knife
- Punching someone in the eye so they cannot see out of that eye
- Slapping a cop while he’s trying to arrest you
- Burning someone with a hot iron
- Crushing a whiskey bottle over someone’s head
- Pushing someone down a flight of stairs
- Pointing a gun at someone
WARNING: Was the victim a protected class?
Protected members of our society include law enforcement, firefighters, EMT personnel, school teachers, bus drivers, and many more.
For example, you will be charged with Simple Assault in New Jersey if you slap your next-door neighbor.
However, you will be charged with Aggravated Assault in New Jersey if you slap a police officer.
It’s the same “slap” but depending on the “who the victim” is, you face Simple Or Aggravated Assault Charges.
Aggravated Assault Explainer Video
Aggravated Assault charges in New Jersey are felonies.
If you’re facing Aggravated Assault charges, it’s important to understand two things:
1. The extent of your victim’s injuries; and
2. Identifying whether the victim in your case is a member of a “protected class”.
We’ve created a helpful video explainer for you!
What Does Aggravated Mean?
A person acted purposely, knowingly, or recklessly under circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life.
Basically, this means that you knew what you were doing when you did and that you didn’t care about any consequences.