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Third Degree Assault Is A Misdemeanor In Delaware

There are various types and levels of assault charges you can be arrested for in Delaware. Each carries with them a different set of consequences and penalties. A very common assault crime in Delaware that has serious financial, legal, and administrative repercussions is third-degree assault, which is categorized as misdemeanor assault or simple assault.

If you have been arrested on third-degree assault charges in Delaware you need to speak with a skilled and experienced State of Delaware Assault Defense Attorney. 

Do not wait to call the Rehoboth Beach Delaware Simple Assault Defense Attorney Ronald D. Phillips, Jr. at the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay to discuss your case. Their Delaware criminal law office can be reached by calling 302-855-9300. 

You can also email a Defense Attorney. The Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay offers free consultations to those accused of assault in Kent County, Delaware, and Sussex County, Delaware.

Third Degree Assault Laws In Delaware

  • 611. Assault in the third degree; class A misdemeanor.

According to Delaware law, a person is guilty of assault in the third degree when:

(1) The person intentionally or recklessly causes physical injury to another person; or

(2) With criminal negligence, the person causes physical injury to another person by means of a deadly weapon or a dangerous instrument.

Assault in the third degree is a class A misdemeanor.

How Can A Delaware Criminal Defense Attorney Help You?

If convicted of third-degree assault in Delaware you may ultimately be looking at fines, possible probation, possible jail or prison time, and possibly many hours of community service. Your previous violent criminal history, as well as the overall criminal record, will have a lot to do with the severity of your consequences. With so much at stake such as your rights, freedom, and reputation it is a wise decision to retain a Delaware Violent Crime Defense Lawyer. Attempting to navigate through the Delaware criminal justice system on your own can result in disastrous consequences. Email a Defense Lawyer today.

Contact A Delaware Third Degree Assault Lawyer

Contact Delaware Misdemeanor or Simple Assault Attorney Ronald D. Phillips, Jr. at the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay to discuss your case.

The Assault Defense Law Offices can be reached at 302-855-9300. You can also email a Delaware Third Degree assault lawyer today.

The Attorneys at the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay have many years of experience defending those accused of Misdemeanor or Simple Assault crimes in the State of Delaware. If you are looking for the best Misdemeanor or Simple Assault Attorney in Delaware, the Attorneys at the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay will do everything in their power to protect your rights, your future, and your reputation.

Ronald D. Phillips, Jr. has extensive experience defending non-Delaware residents who have been charged with assault, other crimes, DUI, drugged driving, serious traffic violations, and drug crimes in Delaware but live in surrounding states such as New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia.

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