Knoxville Assault Defense Lawyers

Aggravated Assault, Domestic Violence, Battery, Murder, and Rape

The penalties can be life-altering if you have been charged with domestic violence, assault, aggravated assault, rape, or murder. Assaults can be charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor depending on the facts alleged in the arrest warrant or the indictment. Assaulted offense convictions can result in probation, jail, fines, and the loss of the right to own firearms.

Statutory rape, sexual battery, and rape charges in Tennessee carry consequences that can be life changing. These penalties can include sex offender registration, probation, and prison. A skilled defense including a thorough investigation will best serve you in resolving your legal issues.

Every assault case is different. Calling upon their knowledge and experience in the areas of violent crime and assault, each criminal defense attorney at our offices, is skilled at sorting out the details of each case to produce the best possible defense. An aggressive, experienced attorney from Baker Associates has the ability to effectively assess and evaluate your case and, no matter what the offense, ensure that your rights are protected.

If you have been charged with assault, or any other violent crime, contact Baker Associates today at (866) 853-2888.

Assault and Aggravated Assault Defined

39-13-101. Assault. 39-13-102. Aggravated Assault.

State law provides that a person who commits assault must have done one of the following:

Aggravated assault requires the use of a deadly weapon or serious bodily injury to have occurred. Tennessee law provides that a person commits aggravated assault who intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly commits an assault as defined above and:

Know Your Rights

If you are accused of a violent crime including murder, domestic violence, rape, reckless endangerment, aggravated assault or assault in the Knoxville, Sevierville, Gatlinburg, or Pigeon Forge area:

The knowledgeable attorneys at Baker Associates can help you through the complex process of defending a violent crime or assault charge. Contact our office today to schedule a free consultation with a criminal defense lawyer.

Domestic Assault

Domestic assault or domestic violence is one of the most common crimes. The Knoxville domestic violence attorneys have the legal knowledge to help you through this difficult time. In addition to having a former prosecutor on our team, we also have defense attorneys who have excellent reputations within the community. Our savvy and experienced legal team will thoroughly investigate and prepare your case to construct the best defense possible. Putting your case in the hands of a domestic violence attorney at our office is one of the smartest choices you can make in defending and protecting your legal rights.

A Full Investigation of the Facts for a Thorough Defense

Each domestic violence attorney at the law office of Baker Associates understands the intense emotions surrounding these serious criminal charges. Our domestic violence attorneys keep clients informed about all aspects of their cases and involve them in their defense. By investigating self-defense and witness credibility issues and employing powerful defense tactics, our aggressive representation will protect your rights if you have been charged with domestic violence in TN.

With an assault defense attorney who will spend as much time necessary to investigate, prepare, and try your case, you can be sure that you receive the quality representation you deserve.

Consequences of domestic violence can include:

If you or someone close to you has been charged with a violent crime, you want to consult with a skilled and experienced assault defense attorney in Knoxville. Your future and the futures of those you love can depend on it.

Domestic Assault Defined

39-13-111. Domestic assault.

Tennessee law provides that a person commits a domestic assault who:

A "family or household member" is defined as a spouse, former spouse, person related by blood or marriage, a person who currently resides or in the past resided with that person as if a family, or a person who has a child or children in common regardless of whether they have been married or resided together at any time.

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Knox County
2126 First Tennessee Plaza
800 South Gay Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37929

Phone: (865) 521-0001
Toll-free: (866) 853-2888

Sevier County
121 Court Avenue
Sevierville, Tennessee 37862

Phone: (865) 546-6000
Toll-free: (866) 853-2888

Washington County
300 East Main Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37601

Disclaimer: The aggravated assault, assault and battery, domestic violence, or other legal information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice, nor the formation of a lawyer or attorney client relationship. Any results set forth here were dependent on the facts of that case and the results will differ from case to case. Please contact a lawyer at our law firm. This web site is not intended to solicit clients for matters outside of the State of Tennessee.


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