Experienced Assault Defense in Kansas City and Jefferson City Areas
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About Loraine Law Center
Our Legal Services
We offer comprehensive defense services to clients in Kansas City, Jefferson City, and the surrounding areas, specializing in:
Assault charges, ranging from minor altercations to serious offenses
Defense against allegations of violent crimes
We understand the gravity of these accusations and are dedicated to safeguarding your constitutional rights.
Addressing the Complexity of Assault Charges
Understanding Assault Charges in Missouri
In Missouri, assault charges can range from a class B misdemeanor, carrying penalties like jail time, to a class A felony, which could result in life imprisonment. The severity of these charges hinges on several factors:
The status of the alleged victim (e.g., police officer, EMT, elderly or disabled person)
Whether the act was intentional or due to recklessness
Use of firearms or other deadly weapons
The nature of the alleged assault and the extent of any injuries caused