Assault

Rockville, Maryland, Assault Charges Defense Lawyer

Assault Charges Defense Lawyer

The Law Offices of Christopher A. Hostage provides vigorous defense services to people charged with various types and degrees of assault.

Assault charges can arise from many heated situations such as bar brawls, road rage and threats to your safety. The firm strives to minimize the impact the charges have on your life and your future.


Have you or a family member been arrested on assault charges? Call the Law Offices of Christopher A. Hostage at 301-738-3205 to schedule your free initial consultation.

Rockville, Maryland Assault Defense Attorney

Conviction of first-degree assault carries a maximum penalty of a 25-year prison term. Conviction of second-degree assault can result in up to 10 years in prison. Attorney Christopher A. Hostage analyzes all factors involved in your arrest to determine the actual chain of events. For example, who is the victim and how do they know you? Were you acting in self defense? Does the victim have motive to make false allegations against you? Domestic violence allegations can be used to leverage child custody decisions in divorce proceedings.

The Law Offices of Christopher A. Hostage can uncover the truth behind the assault charges and build a strong defense on your behalf. We defend clients against the following charges:

  • Assault
  • Assault with bodily harm
  • Battery
  • Domestic violence

The firm is successful in obtaining positive results even if a client is convicted. Many sentencing alternatives exist, including participation in anger management. Mr. Hostage consistently strives for the best possible result for each client.

Arrested on Assault Charges?

Talk to the Law Offices of Christopher A. Hostage today to arrange your free consultation.