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Punishments for Assault in Denver | Denver Assault Defense Attorney

 How Much Jail Time Can you Get For Assault In Denver?

Punishment ranges for assault in Denver and the Entire State Of Colorado can be confusing, and are directly linked to the facts and circumstances surrounding the event.

Type Class Incarceration Parole Fine
First Degree Assault Class 3 Felony* 4 – 12 years 5 years $3,000 – $750,000
Second Degree Assault Class 4 Felony** 2 – 6 years 3 years $2,000 – $500,000
Third Degree Assault Class 1 Misdemeanor 1 – 3 years 2 years $1,000 – $100,000
Menacing Class 3 Misdemeanor*** 6 months None $50 – $750

* Class 5 felony if assault is committed as a result of sudden passion or a highly provoking act.

** Class 6 felony if assault is committed as a result of sudden passion or a highly provoking act.  Class 3 felony if serious bodily injury results.

*** Class 5 felony if use or display a deadly weapon, or represent that you are armed with a deadly weapon.

Certain assault offenses carry mandatory sentences that are different than those listed here.  You need an attorney who can investigate and challenge the government’s evidence.  It is very important that you contact the a Colorado Assault Attorney today to discuss your case.  Denver Criminal Defense Attorney Doug Richards is a former federal prosecutor now helping citizens that have been accused of crimes such as assault in Denver, throughout Colorado and the entire United States.