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The Basis for a Crime of Aggravated Assault

Assault occurs when a person engages in conduct that places another in a reasonable apprehension of fear of a battery. A battery is the unwanted physical contact of another. Physical harm is not required for someone to be charged with assault. For this reason, it is important to contact an aggressive Illinois aggravated assault defense attorney right away if you or someone you know is facing charges.

Under Illinois law, aggravated assault occurs when a person:

Chicago Aggravated Assault Defense

If you or someone you know has been charged with aggravated assault or any other criminal offense, reach out to a skilled and experienced Chicago aggravated assault defense attorney today. Attorney Steven Goldman has years of criminal defense experience and services the greater Chicago area. Call (773) 484-3131 to schedule your initial consultation today.

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