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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:

  1. Intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causing any physical injury to another person; or

  2. Intentionally placing another person in reasonable apprehension of imminent physical injury; or

  3. 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

misdemeanor sentencing chartIf you or someone you know has been charged with Assault, contact our office today to schedule a complimentary case evaluation.