There are many forms of assault that can result in arrest and a criminal charge in South Dakota. At Laughlin Law we are experienced in defending against all criminal charges related to assault. Whether it involves simple assault, aggravated assault or assault against a law enforcement officer, Laughlin Law in Sioux Falls, SD can assist you in planning your defense.
Simple Assault And More
Simple assault is a crime of enhancement, which means that if you have a certain number of convictions the misdemeanor can actually be enhanced to a felony. If an assault is alleged by a person who is either related to the person charged or in a romantic relationship with them there may be additional consequences to a conviction.
Assault and Firearms
Your ability to have firearms may be affected by a conviction for even a misdemeanor charge of simple assault. It is important to be fully informed regarding your rights before entering a plea to a charge involving an allegation of assault.