All Huntington Beach Cases heard at the West Justice Center, 8141 13th Street, Westminster, CA 92683-4576
Downtown Huntington Beach is a vibrant night spot for thousands of young people every night of the week. Sometimes the consumption of large amounts of alcohol can lead to violence. Being intoxicated is not a defense to these general intent crimes. Also,
Huntington Beach Assault and Assault with a Deadly Weapon Lawyer Will Bruzzo has defended individuals accused of using their vehicles as weapons which is covered by Penal Code Section 245(a) (1).
Assault refers to anytime a person puts another person in reasonable apprehension of physical harm. For example if someone makes it seem like they are going to punch another person this is an assault because the person was in reasonable belief he might get hit. Assault with a Deadly Weapon occurs when the person puts someone in reasonable apprehension of harm as a result of the individual holding a weapon, which could be a gun, knife, bat or anything which could reasonably be used as a weapon. Notably as stated above a person’s vehicle could be considered a weapon under this penal code section.
These charges are normally charged as Penal Code Section 240 and/or Penal Code Section 245(a) (1).
Huntington Beach Assault and Assault with a Deadly Weapon Lawyer Will Bruzzo has tremendous experience with these cases to include going to trial and getting full acquittals for his clients. The most common defense to these charges is self defense. This complete defense to the crime requires that the client have used force to reasonably defend himself or another person. If the Prosecution cannot disprove that the client acted in self defense then the client should be found NOT GUILTY of all charges.
Huntington Beach Assault and Assault with a Deadly Weapon Lawyer Will Bruzzo has successfully used self defense to defend his client in assault and assault with a deadly weapon cases. Contact the Law Offices of William W. Bruzzo for any assault and assault with a deadly weapon case at (714) 547-4636.