It was in the heat of the moment, you weren’t thinking clearly. You didn’t mean to hurt anyone. Maybe you were simply acting in self defense, or in the defense of another person. Whatever the reason, you’re looking at a first degree assault charge.
It’s important to know the criteria that is needed in order for an act to fall under that of first degree assault. The elements of the crime of assault in the first degree (deadly weapon) are:
First degree assault is the most severe assault charge you can recieve in the state of Colorado. You could be facing hefty monetary fines and between 10-32 years in state prison. Needless to say, you need someone on your side ASAP.
Chris Ponce is the one you want on your team. With experience as a prosecutor and an attorney, Chris knows both sides of the legal system. You don’t need to take risks when your future is on the line. Chris Ponce has the expertise needed to help you.
In some cases, additional charges may be filed on top of a first degree assault charge, such as permanent disfigurement.
The elements of the crime of assault in the first degree (permanent disfigurement) are:
Even if you were just having some fun throwing darts or showing off your new gun, someone got hurt. They were left with injuries and are permanently scarred. At the end of the day, even lighthearted reckless and risky behavior can result in first-degree assault charges.
When this happens, you need Chris Ponce. He knows the criminal justice system because he used to prosecute those in it. Just one look at his track record of cases and you will be confident that Chris is exactly the one you need to help you.