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Birmingham Assault in the Second Degree Defense Attorney

Skilled Birmingham Possession of Assault in the Second Degree Defense Attorney Taking a Practical and Effective Approach to Defending Against Assault Crimes

Assault in the Second Degree, as defined by Code of Alabama (1975) § 13A-6-21, can carry serious penalties. The Birmingham Assault in the Second Degree Defense Attorney Jason Stoves at The Stoves Law Firm, P.C., with 25 years of experience in criminal defense, is here to help you navigate these complex legal waters.

The elements of the crime of Assault in the Second Degree include:

  • Intentionally causing serious physical injury to another person
  • Intentionally causing physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument
  • Recklessly causing serious physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument

Assault in the Second Degree can also be committed by assaulting a peace officer, utility worker, firefighter, or teacher while they are in the process of doing their jobs.

As a Class C felony, Assault in the Second Degree carries very serious consequences like a lengthy prison sentence and hefty fines and court costs. Do not leave your fate up to chance. Hire The Stoves Law Firm to defend you today.

What are the Best Defenses to Assault Cases?

  • Self Defense: If you were protecting yourself from imminent harm, you could argue self-defense. This defense requires proof that you reasonably believed you were in immediate danger.
  • Lack of Intent: Assault in the Second Degree requires intent to cause physical harm. If you can show you did not intend to harm anyone, this could be a viable defense strategy.
  • Insufficient Evidence: The prosecution must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you committed the crime. If they fail to present enough evidence, your attorney can argue for dismissal or acquittal.

With over 25 years of experience in the field of criminal defense, The Stoves Law Firm knows that the prosecution has a very high bar to meet when trying to convict. They must prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt. We also know what it takes to keep them from meeting that bar and defend out clients. Using our wealth of experience and defenses like those above, we will adamantly defend your rights and freedom from the prosecution by providing your case with reasonable doubt for a reasonable price.

Have you been charged with Assault in the Second Degree?

If you or a loved one has recently been arrested and charged with Assault in the Second Degree under Code of Alabama (1975) § 13A-6-21, it is crucial to secure experienced, reliable legal representation as soon as possible. Do not show up to court without a well qualified attorney to protect yourself from these serious accusations. The Stoves Law Firm, P.C., with a quarter-century of experience in criminal defense, is prepared to defend your rights and fight for the best possible outcome. Take the first step towards protecting your future by scheduling a free consultation with us now. Call us at (205) 823-7233 or fill out our contact form.

Client Reviews

"Jason was very sweet and informative he made sure I kept up with my case and also help get me off a very serious charge and he is very affordable I would definitely recommend him to everyone."

Meosha B.

"The Stoves Law Firm worked hard to get the best results I was looking for. Providing excellent advice and direction throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend The Stoves Law Firm!"

Robbey S.

Unfortunately I received my 2nd DUI but Jay as able to get it handled for me. His fees were reasonable and he did a great job

Bret C.

Reasonable Doubt for a Reasonable Price

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