Aggravated Assault and DYFS in NJ

Aggravated Assault and DYFS in NJ

In New Jersey, aggravated assault is when an injury is either caused purposely, knowingly, or recklessly, and a person has either attempted to to cause or has caused bodily injury on another person. Many aggravated assault cases involve the use of a deadly weapon, and the the defendant has acted under “circumstances manifesting extreme indifference to the value of human life.” This means that the defendant acted in a way that a result in injury was probable, not just merely possible.

If DYFS has accused you of aggravated assault, that may result in the removal of your child from your home, as it is seen as an unsafe place to live. If you are facing these allegations, be sure to contact our team of experienced NJ DYFS lawyers on our 24/7 toll free hotline at 1-855-9JEFLAW (1-855-953-3529). Our lawyers will fight for you and work to help you have these charges dropped. Don’t wait, be sure to contact us right away so we can get to work!

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Posted on February 2, 2017, in Our Practice. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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