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Assault And Battery
You have rights if you have been arrested for getting into a fight. Assault and battery charges should be taken seriously. Hiring the right attorney is the first step in protecting your rights and your future.
At Magee, Goldstein, Lasky and Sayers PC, we understand the challenges you face after being charged with assault and battery or a similar criminal charge. As a former prosecutor, attorney Jason V. Wolfrey knows Virginia laws, the potential penalties if convicted and the defense options that are available.
Do Not Take Misdemeanor Charges Lightly
Simple assault, and assault and battery charges are Class 1 misdemeanors. If you are convicted, you could face up to one year in jail. If the victim is a police officer, corrections officer, safety representative, teacher or school official, you can face harsher charges under Virginia law.
Misdemeanor charges can impact your future if you are convicted. Mr. Wolfrey has experience representing individuals charged with assault and battery, malicious wounding and unlawful wounding in Blacksburg, Christiansburg and throughout the surrounding areas.
You will work with an experienced lawyer throughout your case. Mr. Wolfrey is committed to providing personalized representation and giving honest advice about the status of your charges.
Contact Our Firm For A No-Obligation Consultation
Your charges may be able to be dismissed or reduced. However, every case is unique, which is why you need an experienced attorney on your side as soon as possible to make sure all factors are evaluated.