Assault

Have you been charged with Assault?

Assault charges can include a number of offences, including Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Burglary, Common Assault, Extortion with Threat to Destroy Property, Extortion with Threat to Kill, Injure or Endanger Life, Intentionally Causing Injury, Intentionally Causing Serious Injury, Kidnapping, Negligently Causing Serious Injury, Reckless Conduct Endangering Life, Reckless Conduct Endangering Person, Recklessly Causing Injury, Recklessly Causing Serious Injury, Stalking, and Threats to Kill. If you have been charged with just one, or a number of these offences, it is important to seek appropriate and up-to-date legal advice from the experienced criminal lawyers at Emma Turnbull lawyers.

At Emma Turnbull Lawyers, our team of experienced criminal defence lawyers can provide you with the right advice to proceed through the police interview stage and the court process, with our expert lawyers preparing your matter.

Recent changes to the law have introduced a number of offences that have a mandatory prison sentence; aggravated carjacking and aggravated home invasion. It is essential that your defence to any of these offences is prepared properly from the beginning to minimise the risk of a mandatory sentence being imposed against you.

What do I do?

Clients often have questions surrounding what an assault charge means for them, like:

  • Do I need legal advice?
  • What are the consequences of this particular charge?
  • How do I defend these charges?

At Emma Turnbull lawyers, we have the experience and expertise to provide you with the most thorough and current advice on how to proceed in matters like police interviews, and court hearings.

Recent cases our lawyers have undertaken for assault charges are available under the Media tab at the top of the page.

Contact our office today to speak to an accredited criminal law specialist, on (03) 9077 4834 or at admin@emmaturnbull.com.au