Assault

Virginia courts take allegations of assault very seriously, and so should you if you ever find yourself charged with assaulting another individual. In fact, depending on the circumstances, even a minor assault offense can result in significant time behind bars.

If you need an aggressive and experienced criminal defense lawyer to help you fight assault charges in Virginia, the law firm of Wilson C. Pasley, PLC, is just a phone call away. As a former prosecutor, I, attorney Wilson C. Pasley, understand both sides of the law, and I will put that experience to work for you defending your rights.

From my office in downtown Roanoke, I represent clients throughout the surrounding area, including those in Salem, Cave Spring, and Vinton. You can reach me online or by phone at 540-627-5026. Your freedom is too important not to call.

Virginia Law Covers Many Kinds Of Assault

In Virginia, there are many forms of assault, some misdemeanors and others felonies. No matter the offense, however, you need to defend your rights vigorously as even a misdemeanor assault charge carries a possible penalty of up to 12 months in jail and/or a $2,500 fine.

The law firm of Wilson C. Pasley, PLC, can help you with any assault charge, including:

  • Simple assault or assault and battery, a misdemeanor
  • Malicious wounding, also known as felonious assault
  • Assault and battery of a law enforcement officer, a felony
  • Domestic assault and battery, a misdemeanor, which can increase to a felony for the third offense

In addition to these charges, I can defend you against charges for many other more serious and violent crimes, including manslaughter and murder. As with any criminal offense, you need to contact me as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected.