The Law Office of Peter S. O’Neill Defends Assault Cases
There are varying degrees of assault in Maryland’s statutes, none of which should be taken lightly. First-degree assault involves “serious physical injury.” Those accused of such an offense face significant jail time. Persons convicted of second-degree assault, which can happen as a result of placing another individual in reasonable fear of imminent bodily harm, may also spend time behind bars. Do not leave your fate to chance when the consequences are so dire. Rely on the Law Office of Peter S. O’Neill to protect your freedom and help clear your name of the charges.
A Trusted Criminal Attorney to Protect Your Rights
When you are charged with a serious crime like assault, if you go to trial without a seasoned, aggressive criminal defense attorney, your ability to defend yourself will be greatly diminished. Rely on the Law Office of Peter S. O’Neill’s extensive experience defending clients against assault cases and ability to achieve an outcome in your favor. Mr. O’Neill will pore over every legal statute in Maryland, review your case in its entirety, and present convincing arguments in your defense to a jury of your peers or a judge.
Comprehensive Legal Services for Assault Cases
Assault is a serious offense that carries significant penalties for anyone convicted of it. The wide-ranging effects of assault convictions, which include damaged relationships, derailed careers, loss of your ability to own and possess firearms, and possible jail time. The Law Office of Peter S. O’Neill will work with you to present a sound legal defense against all charges to help you maintain your freedom. However, if acquittal seems unlikely, Mr. O’Neill will let you know. In such instances, negotiations with prosecutors to achieve lighter sentences or punishments may be possible. You will never be pushed toward a plea in a criminal assault case, but assistance with plea bargaining when you determine it is the most appropriate course of action is available. If you need advice before, during, or after your assault trial in Glen Burnie, MD, the Law Office of Peter S. O’Neill is available to help.