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Assault Defense Attorney in Peoria

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Were you charged with assaulting another person? You could be facing felony charges. Contact Attorney Christopher McCall for top legal defense.

Our Peoria criminal defense firm delivers client-centered representation, the tenacious advocacy that focuses only on getting the best possible result. Additionally, our founding attorney is a former prosecutor, a defender with key insights into how a prosecutor will try to convict you.

In recognition of his skill, Attorney McCall has received numerous awards, including:

  • Top 40 Under 40 from ASLA, an honor given to less than 2% of lawyers in the nation
  • The Client's Choice Award By Avvo®, as well as a perfect 10/10 rating in Criminal Defense
  • Listed among Rising Stars? by Super Lawyers®

When you choose an attorney to defend you, don't settle for anything less than the best! McCall Law Offices, P.C. is the right choice for you. Backed by over a decade of proven, award-winning experience, you can count on our legal team to provide the zealous defense you deserve.

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Defining Simple Assault & Aggravated Assault Charges in Peoria

According to Illinois law, assault occurs when a person intentionally causes someone else to fear bodily harm. These can include actions such as threats, verbal abuse, raising fists, and throwing objects. A simple assault charge can escalate to an aggravated assault charge if you are accused of using a deadly weapon, or if you are charged with assaulting a victim who was handicapped, a senior citizen, a police officer, a transit employee, or a sports official.

What are the penalties for assault & aggravated assault in Illinois?

  • Simple Assault: This is a Class C misdemeanor that is punishable by 30 days in jail and fines of up to $1,500
  • Aggravated Assault: Can be a Class A misdemeanor, Class 4 felony, or a Class 3 felony. This could carry penalties of up to 5 years in prison and fines of up to $25,000.

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In order to give yourself the best chances of preserving your freedoms and protecting your future, you need a Peoria criminal defense attorney in your corner as soon as possible. At our law firm, you can review your options and potential defense strategies in a FREE consultation. You have no reason to hesitate. Start your assault defense case today.

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