Delaware Menacing Attorneys
Menacing is a crime in Delaware. It is a very serious charge and carries serious penalties. A conviction on your record will follow you for years to come. If you have been arrested for menacing, disorderly conduct or harassment charges in Delaware do not wait to call a Delaware Defense Attorney.
Call Dover Delaware Attorneys in the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay at 302-697-2499. Our Georgetown, Delaware criminal defense law office can be reached at 302-855-9300. You can also email Delaware Defense Attorneys at the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay.
§ 602. Menacing
(a) A person is guilty of menacing when by some movement of the body or any instrument the person intentionally places another person in fear of imminent physical injury. Unclassified Misdemeanor.
(b) A person is guilty of aggravated menacing when by displaying what appears to be a deadly weapon that person intentionally places another person in fear of imminent physical injury. Class E felony.
Penalties of Menacing in Delaware
If you are convicted of aggravated menacing, you face a Class E Felony. This felony carries with it a bail of $1,000-$6,000 plus a maximum jail time of 5 years. Whether your felony is classified as violent or nonviolent can impact your ultimate sentencing and the penalties you will face.
If you are charged with an unclassified misdemeanor, you face up to 30 days in jail plus a fine up to $575. Your misdemeanor can easily be upgraded to a felony. You need an experienced lawyer to protect you.
The legal penalties of being convicted of a crime do not include the additional consequences you may face. You could lose your job, custody of your kids, or other consequences. Get an experienced lawyer to help you with your charges.
Let A Delaware Menacing Lawyer Help You
It is not advisable to go through the Delaware legal system alone. Retaining a skilled and experienced attorney will ensure that your rights are protected and that the best possible outcome is obtained. Call Delaware Defense Lawyers in the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay at 302-855-9300 or 302-697-2499. You can also email Delaware Lawyers here.