Assault Defense Attorney in Peoria
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,
- Top 40 Under 40 from ASLA, an honor given to less than 2% of lawyers in
- The Client's Choice Award By Avvo®, as well as a perfect 10/10
rating in Criminal Defense
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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
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Review your options with a Peoria assault defense lawyer.
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.
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.