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Orlando Assault Defense Attorneys

Assault Defense in Orlando, Kissimmee and Across Central Florida

When facing assault charges in Florida, there are many things that can affect how you are charged under the law. There are times when the police or prosecution over charge a person and that is why it is imperative to have a skilled assault defense attorney evaluate your case. The Criminal Defense Division of our Orlando based law firm is dedicated to providing our very best representation to those arrested or being investigated for assault which is considered a crime of violence. In the State of Florida, the Legislature has significantly increased the penalties and the period of incarceration for certain types of violent crimes, such as assault, as a reaction to the public outcry for protection of victim's rights and the fear of violent crimes among much of the public. As such, it is essential to have a criminal defense lawyer who is not only experienced and knowledgeable with all the appropriate laws and penalties, but to also to have a lawyer who is familiar with and able to analyze, evaluate and apply any and all legal defenses that one accused of an assault crime may utilize.

Assault - Possible Defenses

There are a number of possible defenses an experienced assault defense lawyer may use in your case, including:

  • Self Defense
  • Mistaken Identity
  • Consent
  • Lack of Intent
  • Lack of Knowledge
  • Alibi
  • Dishonest Witnesses
  • Dishonest Purported Victim

Different Assault Offenses


  • An intentional, unlawful threat by word or act to do violence to the person of another, coupled with an apparent ability to do so, and doing some act which creates a well-founded fear in such other person that such violence is imminent.

Aggravated Assault

  • An assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill; or with an intent to commit a felony.
  • Aggravated Assault with a firearm carries a minimum mandatory sentence of three years in prison day for day if a person is convicted.

Contact our Orlando Assault Defense Attorney

If you are arrested for assault or aggravated assault in Orlando, Central Florida, or anywhere in Florida, there is always an experienced, knowledgeable and appropriately aggressive Orlando assault defense attorney at NeJame Law available to assist and defend you. We value your privacy and will keep any information strictly confidential.

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