Contact Toledo Assault Defense Lawyer, Seneca Weirich Harden regarding your Assault Crime Defense or other Criminal Defense Attorney needs by calling 419.509.7537.
About Assault Crime Charges: occurs when a person(s) knowingly, intentionally, or recklessly causes or attempts to cause physical harm to another person or to another's unborn child.
There are variations in the level of Assault Crime and individual may be charged with in the State of Ohio. The degree of Assault Crime may be a Misdemeanor or Felony Charge, depending on the specific actions of the accused, the level of violence, who the act of Assault has been committed against, and sometimes the accused prior criminal history.
Burden of Proof in Assault Criminal Defense Cases: The burden of proof for assault is proving intent or deliberate recklessness. Without the prosecution being able to prove your intent or recklessness, a conviction is not warranted. Depending on the degree of the Assault Crime you are charged with, the prosecution must also prove beyond a reasonable doubt that these additional elements of the alleged crime are true, thus warranting the specific degree of Assault Crime Charge. Another issue of the prosecutions burden of proof in is that the prosecution must prove that you were the aggressor, and your actions were not a result of protecting yourself or another person that was in immediate danger.
Defense of Robbery Crime Charges: Often times when people are engaged in an argument, the situation can become heated with various verbal exchanges. When an individual is accused of an assault crime, your defense strategies may involve showing the accusations of verbal threats did not occur, that no physical actions occurred that would indicate the alleged verbal threats would be carried out, that the accused was not the aggressor in the altercation, or that the accused was protecting him or herself, or protecting the personal safety of another. Additionally, your defense may be helped if there are witnesses that the other party who accused an individual of assault was also involved in making verbal threats during the verbal altercation.
If you require professional legal services regarding Assault Crime Defense or other Criminal Defense legal issues, be proactive in protecting your legal rights by seeking the legal advice of an experienced Toledo Assault Crime Defense attorney - lawyer. Contact the Law Offices of Seneca Weirich Harden, LLC by calling 419.509.7537.
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