Assault in the 3rd Degree

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

At The Stoves Law Firm, P.C., we understand the severity of being charged with Assault in the Third Degree. Our Birmingham Assault in the Third Degree Defense Attorney, Jason Stoves, leverages over 25 years of experience in criminal defense to advocate for you. We provide a robust defense based on the specific circumstances of your case and the Code of Alabama (1975) § 13A-6-22. The elements of Assault in the Third Degree under Code of Alabama (1975) § 13A-6-22 are as follows:

  • Intentionally causing physical injury to another person
  • Recklessly causing physical injury to another person; Or
  • Negligently causing physical injury to another person with a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument; Or
  • Recklessly harming any person while trying to prevent a police officer from carrying out their duty.

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What are the Best Defenses to Assault Cases?

While every case is unique and should be treated as such, there are some defenses common in many assault cases. Here are some examples of those defenses:

  • Self Defense: If you were attacked and you defended yourself, then you can raise a self-defense claim. There are laws to protect you from some consequences of harm you do while defending yourself. However, it is crucial to have a skilled attorney who can effectively present this defense to the court.
  • Consent: If the alleged victim consented to the physical contact, then you may have a valid defense. However, this defense is tricky and requires a meticulous and knowledgeable attorney to succeed.
  • Lack of Intent: If you did not intend to cause physical harm, then you may not be guilty of assault. Our experienced attorneys can help challenge the prosecution’s case regarding intent. However, this does not apply when the harm was caused recklessly.

The Stoves Law Firm, with over 25 years of experience in the field of criminal defense, knows the high burden that the prosecution must reach in order to convict you. They must prove their case against you beyond a reasonable doubt. The Stoves Law Firm excels in executing defenses like those listed above to prevent the prosecution from meeting that high burden.

Have you been charged with Assault in the Third Degree?

The Stoves Law Firm, P.C., with over 25 years of experience in criminal defense, is here to provide the support and legal guidance you need. If you or a loved one has recently been arrested and charged with Assault in the Third Degree, it is imperative that you hire a qualified and experienced defense attorney as soon as possible. Do not show up to court without the means to defend yourself against these serious accusations. We invite you to schedule a free consultation with our seasoned attorneys and discuss the specifics of your case. Reach us at (205) 823-7233 or follow this link to fill out a contact form on our website. We are committed to protecting your rights and ensuring you get the best possible outcome. Let us find you reasonable doubt for a reasonable price.

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."

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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

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