Assault is a violent crime for which you can be prosecuted aggressively in the state of New Jersey. Charges can range from simple assault — common in bar fights — to a life-threatening aggravated assault with a weapon. An assault conviction can bring jail time and other problematic consequences.
If you or a loved one was charged with assault in New Jersey, you may be searching for a defense attorney who can help you protect your rights and fight for your freedom. The Law Offices of Brian J. Neary provides vigorous defense of individuals accused of violent crimes.
Defense lawyer Brian J. Neary is an authority on criminal law with decades of experience defending clients against assault charges. Our defense team includes attorneys certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as Criminal Trial Attorneys and has been named one of the Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report. (The Best Law Firms lists are issued by U.S. News and Best Lawyers. Learn more about the selection methodology for this honor. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.)
We represent clients who have been charged with:
We believe each criminal case needs to be approached as a unique matter. While some assault defenses can be based on self-defense, others might rely on mistaken identity or other premises. As your defense attorneys, we will develop a defense strategy with the greatest chance of success.
Our attorneys can answer your questions about all aspects of an assault charge. With offices in Hackensack and Jersey City, we practice in state and federal courts in Bergen County, Hudson County and elsewhere in New Jersey. Contact us to discuss your case.