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Assault Defense Attorney in Rhode Island

Legal Defense for Assault Charges in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

Rhode Island assault attorney Tom Thomasian has been aggressively and successfully defending the rights of clients charged with assault crimes for years. From simple assault to felony assault, The Law Office of Thomas C. Thomasian, Esq has helped many clients achieve successful resolutions to their cases and move forward with their lives.

Why Choose Thomasian Law for Your Assault Defense:

  • Endorsed by former clients
  • Over 12 years of legal experience
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Understanding Rhode Island Assault Charges

The two most common types of assault crimes are simple assault and felony assault.

  • Simple Assault in RI: Simple assault is a misdemeanor offense punishable by a maximum of one year in jail.
  • Felony Assault in Rhode Island: Felony assault is a non-capital felony offense punishable by up to 20 years in jail. Included within the felony assault statute is the crime of assault with a deadly weapon.

Our team has had years of successful experience defending clients charged with both types of assault crimes. This experience has allowed them the opportunity to skillfully grasp the complexities surrounding assault law, including the argument of self-defense for defendants accused of assault.

Consequences of Assault Convictions in Rhode Island

Assault crimes are serious offenses that often result in:

If you or a family member have been charged with an assault crime, contact the Rhode Island assault defense lawyer at The Law Office of Thomas C. Thomasian, Esq. right away to begin crafting a successful defense. No one should attempt to defend himself or herself against an allegation of assault without experienced legal guidance. Assault law is complex, and a defense attorney is needed in order to achieve success at trial or through successful plea negotiations.

Self-Defense: A Key Strategy in Your RI Assault Case

On more than one occasion, our team has successfully defended clients at trial by invoking the doctrine of self-defense. This is the most utilized defense available to someone charged with an assault crime.

Criteria for Claiming Self-Defense in Rhode Island:

  • The defendant believed that he/she was in imminent danger of bodily harm due to the actions of another person.
  • The force used to repel the attack was reasonable.
  • The defendant did not respond to the threat of bodily harm by shooting an armed weapon.

Claiming self-defense allows for the defendant to act first and dispel the attack by reasonable force before it happens. Your freedom depends on having an experienced assault defense lawyer representing you.

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Why Tom Is the Right Choice

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  • Over a Decade of Criminal Defense Experience
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