Everyone experiences moments of anger or irritation. When people are in crowded and high-energy environments such as bars or musical festivals, emotions may get the best of them. Add alcohol to the mix, and suddenly a normal night out on the town could turn sour.
It is important that you do not let one momentary lapse of judgment direct the course of your life. We know how scary it can be to find yourself riding in the back of a police car. Many of our clients are dealing with first-time offenses and are fearful of an unforgiving criminal justice system. If you have been arrested for an alleged assault offense in Massachusetts, trust your future to the Law Office of Robert W. Kovacs, Jr. today!
Assault is any intentional conduct that reasonably causes another individual to feel afraid or fear immediate violence or force. Threats or words alone are not considered to be assault in Massachusetts, but threatening to hit someone when conveyed in an angry manner while combined with an action that is consistent with the threat could be considered assault. For example, raising a fist in anger toward someone while threatening to hit him or her, but not actually following through with a punch, could still result in an assault charge.
Our skilled attorney can defend you against any assault charges, including the following:
If you have been arrested for assault in Worcester, you could be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony case and be subject to extensive penalties. Start building a case to avoid a permanent criminal record by contacting our office today. Our legal team has substantial legal experience and can protect your rights.