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Newark NJ Assault and Threat Crimes Defense

Assault charges are extremely common in New Jersey. A simple misunderstanding can quickly escalate and result in your arrest for assault. Worse yet, assault and threat crimes are considered “violent crimes” under the NJ Criminal Code. This means that you could face severe penalties, including jail or prison time. Whether you were involved in a bar fight, a domestic dispute, or a traffic altercation, the best thing you can do right now is speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney. If you are charged with simple assault, aggravated assault, harassment or another assault offense in New Jersey, the Tormey Law Firm can help.

The Tormey Law Firm is a highly respected group of criminal defense lawyers who aggressively defend clients against assault and threat charges throughout Essex County, including Belleville, Maplewood, and Orange. The firm’s founding partner, Travis J. Tormey, knows what it takes to win in the courtroom. Mr. Tormey’s successes in the courtroom were recently featured in the Daily Record. Another one of the firm’s lawyers, Alissa D. Hascup, is a former municipal and county prosecutor who successfully represented the State of New Jersey at numerous trials.

Mr. Tormey received the AVVO clients choice awards in 2013 and 2014. He was also named one of the Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Under 40 In New Jersey in 2014 by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys. He was also heralded as one of the Top 40 Attorneys Under 40 in the Nation in 2014 by the National Trial Lawyers Association.

Call the Tormey Law Firm

You can call the Tormey Law Firm day or night at 201-654-3464 to schedule a free consultation about your assault or threat charges. In the meantime, view examples of our Successful Assault Verdicts and Settlements.

Types of NJ Assault and Threat Crimes

The Tormey Law Firm has successfully represented thousands of clients throughout the State of New Jersey. Many of the firm’s clients were charged with assault and threat crimes, such as:

Penalties for Assault and Threat Convictions in Essex County, NJ

The penalties for an assault or threat crime conviction vary, depending upon the type and severity of the offense. The most serious offenses are homicides, which can result in extremely lengthy prison sentences or, in the worst cases, the death sentence. The most common assault and threat crimes, such as simple assault and harassment, can also result in significant consequences. Whether you are charged with an indictable, felony-level offense or a disorderly persons offense, you could be looking at jail time, hefty fines, and loss of your driver’s license. Perhaps worst of all, you may end up with a permanent criminal record.

Free Consultation with a Newark Assault Attorney

The experienced assault attorneys at the Tormey Law Firm will take the time to get to know you and understand everything that makes your case unique. We will prioritize your case and work tirelessly on your behalf to secure a positive outcome. We also offer 24-hour phone service, so you can call us today at 201-654-3464 to discuss your case. You can also use our online contact form to schedule a free consultation at our Newark office.

What our clients say about us

Excellent attorney, highly recommend his talents

"I was facing serious trouble for marijuana possession. Was looking at probation, loss of driving privileges and even jail time. Travis's great knowledge of his clients constitutional rights"


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Our NJ lawyers represent clients in Belleville, Bloomfield, Caldwell, Cedar Grove, City of Orange, East Orange, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Glen Ridge, Irvington, Livingston, Maplewood, Millburn, Short Hills, Montclair, Upper Montclair, Newark, North Caldwell, Nutley, Roseland, South Orange Village, Verona, West Caldwell, West Orange, Wayne, Clifton and Paterson. Call us at 201-654-3464 or toll-free at 888-668-1940.

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