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Assault in the Second Degree

Second Degree Assault Defense Lawyer in Denver, Colorado

2nd degree assault is a serious criminal allegation, requiring the defense of a motivated and skilled Denver criminal defense attorney.

In certain circumstances, one may be charged with assault in the second degree if:

  • With intent to cause bodily injury, while using a deadly weapon the person causes bodily injury to another; or,
  • With intent to prevent a peace officer or firefighter from performing a lawful duty, the person intentionally causes bodily injury to any person; or,
  • While using a deadly weapon, the person causes serious bodily injury to another while acting recklessly; or,
  • Without consent of the victim, a person administers a drug or substance to another and in so doing causes physical or mental impairment to the victim.

2nd degree assault may be a class 3, 4, or 6 felony, depending upon the circumstances of the case.

When charged with 2nd degree assault, a Denver criminal defense lawyer is essential.  Contact our Colorado criminal defense attorney today to discuss your options.

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