Assault & Battery
Assault charges can arise under a wide variety of circumstances, ranging from bar fights to assaults involving a deadly weapon or a car. In preparing your defense, it’s important to carefully analyze how your contact with the other person came to be. If you were defending yourself or another person, you may have a valid defense. If you want to fight the assault charge because you are innocent or feel you have a good defense, you can be assured that as your lawyer I will do everything in my power to obtain successful results on your behalf.
Whether you have been charged with assault and battery, assault with a deadly weapon, or attempted murder, contact my law firm today.Creative, Aggressive, and Experienced…Affordable Too
As a sole practitioner, I take pride in being able to focus on and treat every client as if they were my only client. As an experienced defense attorney, I also take pride in the successful results I have been able to achieve in their cases. If you have been charged with assault or another type of violent crime in the San Francisco Bay Area—I can provide you with an aggressive defense of your rights and the kind of experience and creativity required to reach the best possible outcomes.
Violent Crimes and California’s Three Strikes Law
While any criminal conviction can result in jail time, probation, and/or fines, some assault and battery convictions can apply to California's Three Strikes Law and can result in lengthy sentences even on for a first offense. In addition, even a 'minor' assault conviction can have a significant effect on your future employment prospects and on your immigration status if you are not a U.S. citizen. If you already have two strikes against you, it is possible to spend the rest of your life in prison if you are convicted of a third felony offense.
Take no chances—Start the Defense of Your Rights Today
For a free consultation and to learn more about how I can defend you against an assault charge, call toll free or contact me directly at my firm, the Law Office of John Stanko, Inc.