New Jersey Assault Lawyer
Seasoned Criminal Defense Attorney Protects the Rights of Clients Facing Assault Charges in Camden County, Gloucester County, Atlantic County, and Throughout NJ
You weren’t looking for a fight, but you found one. Next thing you know, you are being arrested and charged with assault. You may not have even been the one who threw the first punch. However, when police officers are called to break up a fight — whether it’s a bar brawl, a domestic situation or a road rage incident — it’s not unusual when multiple people are led away in handcuffs. Whatever happened to cause your charges, you need to act fast to protect your freedom.
When you or someone you love is facing assault charges in New Jersey, hiring an aggressive criminal defense lawyer is an important first step to protecting your rights. Experienced criminal lawyer Jill R. Cohen is prepared to examine all aspects of your case to determine the most effective defense strategy. Contact her office today to request an initial consultation with Ms. Cohen. She will answer your questions, explain your options, and immediately begin preparing your defense strategy. Ms. Cohen frequently gets these charges completely dismissed before trial in NJ superior courts or municipal courts.
Why Choose Criminal Defense Lawyer Jill Cohen to Fight Your Assault Charges?
There are several defenses to charges of assault in New Jersey. Did you act in self-defense? Was it a mutual combat situation where both parties agreed to fight? Was it an accidental injury or an intentional act? Were you intoxicated? In many cases, pleading self-defense is a credible defense strategy. To claim self-defense in NJ, however, you need a lawyer who is prepared to do what it takes to convince a jury that you were protecting yourself. Ms. Cohen is a former Camden County assistant prosecutor. She is also one of the few lawyers in New Jersey who has been certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a criminal trial attorney. She knows how South Jersey prosecutors build their cases and she will put her 30 years of experience as a criminal lawyer to work for you while she fights your charges.
Whether you are facing charges of simple assault, aggravated assault, or even aggravated sexual assault, you can rely on Ms. Cohen to protect your rights throughout the legal process. If you are convicted of an assault charge in New Jersey, depending on the specifics of your case, you may be looking at a lifetime behind bars. Don’t take chances with your future.
Jill R. Cohen can defend you against virtually any type of NJ assault charge or anything related to assault, including:
- Terroristic threats
- Assault with a deadly weapon
- Armed robbery
- Sexual assault
- Statutory or date rape
- Violation of a restraining order
- Reckless endangerment
- Simple assault
- Aggravated assault
- Domestic violence
Regardless of the circumstances, and contrary to popular belief, no assault case is clear cut. Even with evidence that you harmed another person, a knowledgeable lawyer like Jill Cohen has methods of mitigating the severity of an assault charge and minimizing the penalties in many cases. Detailed legal analysis, review of the details of the case, and compelling argument may bring a second-degree assault charge down to a third-degree assault charge, resulting in probation instead of jail time.
Don’t Fight Your Assault Charges Without a Serious Criminal Defense Attorney by Your Side
You’ve heard this before, perhaps on TV or in the movies: You have the right to remain silent. Use it! Before answering any questions posed by police, invoke your right to have your lawyer by your side. Then, contact experienced Camden County criminal defense attorney Jill R. Cohen, Esq. to speak on your behalf. When you contact Attorney Cohen for a free initial consultation on your charges, you will immediately understand why she has a reputation of being a New Jersey criminal defense lawyer who will fight until the end to protect her clients’ rights and freedom.