Assault

Des Moines Assault and Battery Defense Lawyer

Assault is a broad category of crimes that deal with physical violence or the threat of physical violence against another person. It is not necessary for an actual attack to take place in order for you to be charged with assault. Assault charges can result from any act that puts another person in fear of harmful physical contact. Depending on the severity of the offense, a conviction on these charges can carry some significant penalties, including fines and jail time.

If you are facing charges for any type of assault and battery offense, be sure you have an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side who will help to protect your rights. At the Des Moines, Iowa, law office of Timothy M. Duffy, P.C., attorney Duffy has been defending the rights of people accused of assault, battery and other violent crimes for over 25 years.

Building the Strongest Possible Defense

In any assault case, there are always two sides to every story and it frequently comes down to your word against your accuser's. We will work with you to fully understand the details of the incident and who was involved. We will review the police reports and witness statements in your case and look for inconsistencies we can use to your advantage. Attorney Duffy will build the most compelling case possible on your behalf and work to beat the charges against you.

Our founding attorney, Timothy M. Duffy, has been practicing law in central Iowa his entire career. He provides personalized service to every client and handles every aspect of your case himself. He pursues any opportunity to have the charges against you dismissed. If dismissal is not an option, he works diligently to minimize the impact of the charges and negotiate the best possible plea agreement.

Call for a Free Consultation

Contact our office today to discuss your assault and battery case. You can reach us at 888-815-3584 during regular business hours or via e-mail at any time. We take most major credit cards and offer payment plans for your convenience.