Tough Pullman Criminal Defense Attorneys
In Washington State,
assault is essentially a class of crimes which involve touching or striking someone
in a harmful manner, or threatening an act of violence. Assault can be
a serious felony charge, carrying major, life-altering penalties if you
If you’re facing felony assault charges, you need to act quickly
to secure tough, dedicated defense. At Baumgarten Law Offices, our trusted
Pullman criminal defense lawyers have experience with these cases, and
understand how to build a strong and effective case on your behalf. When
you retain our firm, you can expect the fearless, battle-tested defense
you need to fight the charges against you.
Don’t take chances with your defense. Contact our firm today for your
free case evaluation.
Three Degrees of Felony Assault
There are three types of felony assault in Washington State, all of which
carry potentially severe penalties. Our firm can help defend you against
any one of the following felony assault charges.
Third Degree Assault – You will be charged with this Class C felony if you meet one of the following
- Assaulted a doctor, law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other protected party
- Committed the assault to avoid arrest or violate a court order
- Through your negligence, used a weapon to cause bodily harm
Second Degree Assault – This is a Class B felony, carrying up to a year behind bars if you have
no prior convictions. There are a number of conditions which can lead to a 2nd degree assault charge, including:
- Poisoned or strangled someone
- Intentionally caused substantial bodily harm
- Used a deadly weapon in the assault
- Harmed an unborn child by assaulting the mother
First Degree Assault – This Class A felony is the most serious type of assault, and a conviction
could lead to more than 10 years in jail. For 1st degree assault to have occurred, you must have intentionally committed
the assault with a gun or other deadly weapon, in a way that likely would
kill or severely harmed the victim.
A felony assault conviction can cost you your future. Fight back by calling
(888) 445-2878 today.
Call (888) 445-2878 For Aggressive Defense
Assault cases are typically fairly complex, as there are always multiple
sides to the same story. When you retain Baumgarten Law Offices, our Pullman
criminal defense attorneys will work aggressively to ensure that your
voice is heard in court. Our clients can expect dedicated, highly skilled
defense from an attorney who truly cares about your interests, and knows
how to get results.
Don’t let a criminal conviction cost you your future.
Contact us today to learn how we can help you.