Assault Attorney in Phoenix, Arizona
Are You Charged With Assault?
Under Arizona law A.R.S. 13-1203, a person can be charged with Assault by:
Intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causing any physical injury to another person; or
Intentionally placing another person in reasonable apprehension of imminent physical injury; or
Knowingly touching another person with the intent to injure, insult or provoke such person.
Assault can be charged as a class 1, 2, or 3 misdemeanors depending on the mens rea (state of mind). Assault committed intentionally or knowingly is a class 1 misdemeanor. Assault committed recklessly is a class 2 misdemeanor. Assault committed with the intention to injure, insult, or provoke is a class 3 misdemeanor.
Misdemeanor Sentencing Chart
If you or someone you know has been charged with Assault, contact our office today to schedule a complimentary case evaluation.