Santa Ana Lawyer for Assault Cases
In the City of Santa Ana, people are charged with assault and/or battery every day. Although it's a common occurrence, a conviction could lead to either a felony or misdemeanor charge. However, just because you've been arrested for assault doesn't mean you have to be convicted. Orange County assault lawyer Ms. Johnson-Norris has the knowledge and experience that gets results. She has earned her reputation in the Santa Ana community as an outstanding lawyer by successfully defending her clients.
There are a number of defenses that Orange County criminal defense attorney Ms. Johnson-Norris can present on your behalf. One defense might be that assault requires the "present ability" to commit a violent injury upon another. This means that you are not guilty of assault if your act can't be carried out. Another defense could be that you had a reasonable belief that you were about to be seriously hurt; so in that situation you are allowed to "reasonably" fight back. And yet another defense might be that you didn't "willfully" intend to commit a violent injury upon another.
Whatever your defense, it's important for you to be represented by Santa Ana assault lawyer Ms. Johnson-Norris. She knows that assault charges are often falsely reported, and has the expertise to prevent the prosecution from proving their case. Each type of assault carries with it a specific penalty, if convicted. These could range from six months in jail and a $1,000 fine for simple assault, to spending many years in prison for more serious offenses. So whether you've been charged with Making Threats, Assault, Battery, Assault With a Firearm or Assault with a Deadly weapon, call the Law Office of Ms. Johnson-Norris at (949) 622-5522 today.