Assault is the act of recklessly or knowingly causing physical harm to another. Charges range from misdemeanors to high level felonies with all allegations likely to result in arrest.
Both misdemeanor and felony assault charges can result in high bonds, loss of jobs, and jail or prison. They are not eligible to be sealed under Ohio law, and a violent crime conviction on your record can make it difficult to get jobs and secure a place to live.
Allegations of assault are normally based largely on testimony from one side of the story. Make sure the prosecutor and court know you have an attorney who will make your side known. Ohio attorney Brandon Shroy has both prosecuted and defended assault charges for 12 years in and around central Ohio. Use his experience to get the best possible outcome.