How Rideout Law Group Can Defend You Against Aggravated Assault Charges in Arizona (A.R.S. 13-1204)

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How Rideout Law Group Can Defend You Against Aggravated Assault Charges in Arizona (A.R.S. 13-1204)


What is Aggravated Assault and How Can It Affect You?


If you have been charged with aggravated assault (A.R.S. 13-1204) in Arizona, you may be facing serious consequences that could affect your freedom, your reputation, and your future. Aggravated assault is a felony offense that can result in prison time, fines, probation, and other penalties. You need an experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney who can fight for your rights and protect your interests.

Rideout Law Group is a law firm that specializes in criminal defense. They have handled hundreds of cases involving aggravated assault and other violent crimes. They know how to challenge the evidence against you, negotiate with the prosecutors, and present a strong defense in court. They will work hard to get the best possible outcome for your case, whether it is a dismissal, a reduction of charges, or a favorable plea deal.

Aggravated assault is defined by Arizona Revised Statutes (A.R.S.) 13-1204 as an assault that involves one or more of the following circumstances:


  1. Causing serious physical injury to another person
  2. Using a deadly weapon or dangerous instrument
  3. Causing substantial disfigurement or impairment of a body part
  4. Restraining or impairing the victim’s ability to resist
  5. Entering the victim’s home with the intent to commit assault
  6. Being 18 years or older and assaulting a minor under 15 years of age
  7. Violating an order of protection
  8. Assaulting a peace officer, firefighter, teacher, prosecutor, health care worker, or other protected person


Depending on the circumstances, aggravated assault can be charged as a class 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6 felony. The penalties vary depending on the class of felony and the presence of aggravating or mitigating factors. For example, a class 2 felony aggravated assault can result in a prison sentence of up to 12.5 years for a first-time offender. A class 6 felony aggravated assault can result in a prison sentence of up to two years for a first-time offender. In addition, you may have to pay fines, restitution, court fees, and other costs.

The full A.R.S. 13-1204 statute can be found here.


If you are facing aggravated assault charges, you need to act quickly and contact Rideout Law Group as soon as possible. They will review your case and advise you on the best course of action. They will also explain your legal rights and options and answer any questions you may have.



With offices in Lake Havasu City and Scottsdale, our firm serves the entire state of Arizona, with a particular focus on criminal defense, family law, and juvenile cases.

Our goal is for the best outcome for your criminal case, which can include:

  • charges that are reduced or dropped.
  • top experts reviewing your case.
  • aggressive negotiations with the prosecution for plea bargains.
  • fines or probation in lieu of jail time.

At Rideout Law Group, our attorneys are able to expertly examine the evidence in your case to provide a strong strategy for argument that leads to an outcome that is most favorable to you. We have experience in all types of criminal cases for both adults and juveniles, with positive outcomes both in plea negotiations as well as jury trial settings.

Call us today for a free consultation at 480-584-3328.

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