Albany Assault Lawyer

Assault charges are far more complicated than many people realize. The charge can be either a felony or misdemeanor, and arises when a person is accused of causing physical injury to another. No matter what kind of assault charge you face, substantial consequences could lie ahead if you do not get the protection you need.

I am Forrest Reid, and as long-standing Albany assault defense attorney, I have helped countless defendants fight back against the charges against them. I focus my representation on helping my clients understand the charges against them, protecting their rights and obtaining the best outcome possible in their case.

What Does The Assault Charge Against Me Mean?

In Oregon, assault charges are broken down, basically, into four levels. Commonly understood legal terms like "assault with a deadly weapon," "aggravated assault," or "vehicular assault" are not in the Oregon criminal code, but rather fall within the various categorizations of:

  • Assault IV (Class A Misdemeanor or Class C Felony)
  • Assault III (Class C Felony or Class B Felony)
  • Assault II (Class B Felony)
  • Assault I (Class A Felony)

Each one of these charges is alarming and highly nuanced. To fully understand the legal implications, you should consult an attorney who can work to prove you are not a danger to others and that the incident in question does not warrant a criminal charge against you.

I investigate each situation in great detail. In some cases, there is not substantial evidence for prosecution to prove a case. In other instances, pursuing anger management, mental health evaluations and similar rehabilitative efforts is more effective in building a defense. I have years of experience in a wide range of defense methods and can bring a sophisticated level of strategy to your case.

Schedule A Free Consultation With Corvallis Criminal Defense Attorney, Forrest Reid

When you contact my office, you will get the personal attention and understanding you need to get lasting results. My goal is to protect my clients and their loved ones, and I am here to support them outside the courtroom and stand up for them in the courtroom with confidence.

I encourage you to reach me via email or by telephone at 541-926-3823 to schedule a free initial consultation as soon as possible. Your defense starts now.