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Media, PA 19063

Assault in Delaware County PA

Who Is James P. Peters?

With over 25 years of experience helping Delaware County residents with their assault cases, James Peters has the knowledge to see you through your claim. As a member of the Delaware County Bar Association, he knows the Delaware County court system and is ready to help you with your claim. Mr. Peter’s office is located in Newtown Square, which means he knows Delaware County and its laws well. James P. Peters is willing to listen to your claim, and is here to protect your rights if you have been accused of an assault.

What Constitutes an Assault Case in Delaware County PA?

There are two types of Assault charge in the state of Pennsylvania. These are Simple and Aggravated Assault. Both are serious allegations and require the help of an experienced Assault and Criminal Lawyer on your side.

Simple Assault is when you are charged with assaulting another person. This can be as the result of inflicting physical harm, but it can also be charged if someone accuses you of making them fearful of you or negligently injuring someone with a weapon. Simple assault is a misdemeanor crime in Delaware County, PA, and is a very serious allegation.

Aggravated Assault is an even more serious crime. This is an assault charge brought on by an alleged assault on a policeman or law enforcement officer, member of the judiciary system, public servants, or fire and emergency personnel. This is a first degree felony that can result in up to twenty years in jail. Aggravated assault on a teacher or school board member is a second degree felony, and can also result in serious jail time.
Being charged with assault is a very serious accusation. If you have been charged with either simple or aggravated assault, you need an experienced lawyer by your side. The outcome of your case can have a serious impact on your future. You want the best outcome that you can receive in Delaware County, PA.

About Delaware County Courts?

Delaware County’s main court house is located in Media, PA. It is on W Front Street in their very impressive and historic court building. If you have been charged with assault, navigating the intimidating Pennsylvania court system may be overwhelming to you. James Peters will listen to your claim, and will guide you through the process every step of the way. Let Mr. Peters help you navigate the Delaware County courts with his vast experience in assault law.

Call the Law Offices of James P. Peters

If you have been charged with Assault in Delaware County, PA, call The Law Offices of James P. Peters at (610) 353-8531. Mr. Peters will put his over 25 years of experience to work for you to make sure you get the compensation that you deserve for your personal injury case.

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  • 17 Veterans Square
    Media, PA 19063

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