Assault charges come in a variety of different forms and levels of seriousness. They include grievous bodily harm, unlawful wounding, assault occasioning bodily harm, serious assaults and common assaults. The level of seriousness is often dictated by the harm suffered by the victim.
With all assault charges it is essential medical records relating to the victims injuries are examined in detail to ensure the preferred charge is the appropriate charge. Our team of criminal defence lawyers have the necessary background and expertise to conduct this analysis in house.
If you require legal assistance with an assault related charge or any criminal or traffic matter in Perth or regional Western Australia, contact our office on (08) 9328 2899 for a no obligation appointment.
Any person who is charged with assault or bodily harm to a public officer faces mandatory imprisonment.