Orange County Assault Lawyer
Assault Attorneys in Orange County, California
Arrested for an Assault in Orange County, California? An Orange County assault attorney can help. An assault under Penal Code Section 240 involves an unlawful attempt, coupled with a present ability, to commit a violent injury on the person of another. Assaults are prosecuted severely by law enforcement and the district attorney's office.
People who are convicted of committing an assault can expect to spend time in jail, pay fines, and perform community service. For these reasons, it is very important to consult with an Orange County assault lawyer when facing criminal charges involving assault.
Orange County Assault
The Orange County Assault attorneys and lawyers at the Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes are dedicated to defending clients who have been arrested for or charged with an assault in or around the Orange County area. According to the law, there are numerous defenses to the charge of assault in the State of California.
Defenses to Assault include:
- Self Defense
- Defense of Others
- Defense of Property
- Prevention of a Crime
- Inability to carry out the assault
- Lack of intent
Orange County Assault Lawyer Scott D. Hughes
Scott D. Hughes, an Orange County assault defense attorney and lawyer has represented many clients who were facing convictions for assaults and harsh legal penalties. With his help, his past clients have been able to fight their assault charges and obtain successful outcomes in court. Our experienced Orange County criminal defense lawyers and attorneys are aggressive, professional litigators who are ready to help you.
If you have been charged with an assault crime in Orange County or the surrounding areas, and you would like to speak with a qualified criminal defense attorney, call an Orange County assault lawyer at 714-423-6928!
The Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes provide assault defense to individuals in the following cities:
Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, and Yorba Linda.
Additionally, we successfully represent individuals in Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties.