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Assault Charges

Have you been charged with assault?

Assault convictions can have a long term impact and any assault offense should be dealt with seriously. Doogue O’Brien George are experienced in defending every type of assault charge and also achieving the best outcome for people who are pleading guilty to assault charges.

There are many assault and violence charges from Intentionally Causing Serious InjuryRecklessly Causing Serious InjuryIntentionally Causing Injury, and Recklessly Causing Injury to general Assault. In this section of the website you will find an extensive number of articles about assault offences and assault penalties as well as real case studies with actual results.

The penalty for an assault offence can vary greatly so it is important you get sensible advice as soon as possible.

Some issues in assault cases are;

  • What actually happened?
    Assaults often happen in heated situations witnesses memories of the true events are often wrong.
  • Why did it happen?
    We work with you to put the offending in a context that makes a Judge understand it and for them to see how it came about.
  • How do I defend my assault charges?
  • Why did no-one listen to what I say happened?

Our lawyers deal with these issues on a daily basis. We understand the law and how it applies to defending assault charges. Contact our lawyers to help you fight these charges or get you back on the right track.

Clink on the links below to read further legal information regarding specific assault charges:

If you have been charged with an assault related offence and need advice or legal representation, call 03 9670 5111 or fill out the form to the right of this page to contact an experienced assault offence lawyer.

Can’t find the offence you’re looking for? Check out our alphabetised list of all the criminal offences on our site.

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