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Domestic Violence and Misdemeanor Assault Laws in Arizona

Domestic Violence and Misdemeanor Assault Laws in Arizona

Have you been charged with Assault or Domestic Violence in Arizona? An Assault conviction will have lifelong consequences. You have no chance of getting charges dismissed, reduced or an acquittal without expert Assault Defense representation.

Misdemeanor Assault / Domestic Violence Penalties

  • 6 months jail time
  • $2,500 fine (plus 80% surcharge)
  • Up to 3 years probation

If Convicted of Domestic Violence not only will you suffer the above penalties but you will no longer be able to carry a firearm. (Which may mean you will lose your job if carrying a gun a condition of your employment.) A Domestic Violence Assault on your record can be used against you in any Divorce or Child Custody Proceedings.

What are the Misdemeanor Assault Laws in Arizona?

Assault A.R.S. §13-1203 or Domestic Violence Assault A.R.S. §13-3601

Assault or Domestic Violence Assault occurs when someone knowingly or recklessly causes physical injury to another person; or knowingly touches another person with the intent to injure, insult or provoke; or intentionally places another person in reasonable apprehension of eminent physical injury.

What are the Domestic Violence Laws in Arizona?

Domestic Violence is charged if the Assault occurs between two people who live together

If you face charges of Assault or Domestic Violence with inadequate legal representation, you will go to jail. DM Cantor has the necessary experience needed to successfully defend these serious charges and fight for your freedom. Some possible defenses against the charges of Assault / Domestic Violence are:

  •  Self-Defense
  • Miranda Rights Violation
  • Denial of Right to Counsel

David M. Cantor is a AV® rated Certified Criminal Law Specialist and thoroughly versed in all areas of criminal law. DM Cantor has the proven track record when it comes to defending charges of Assault and Domestic Violence.

Ready to Speak with an Attorney?

Call DM Cantor at 602-737-2812 or Contact Us For a Free Assault or Domestic Violence Case Consultation.

For more information about Misdemeanor Assault and Domestic Violence charges, please refer to our parent site for DM Cantor.

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