Colorado Criminal Defense Blog

What is Aggravated Assault

Colorado Criminal Defense Attorney Explains Aggravated AssaultRepresenting Defendants in the Denver Metro Area and Surrounding Communities

Under Colorado law, an aggravated assault is when a person is injured because they are attacked by another person. To determine how serious a prosecutable aggravated assault charge is, it’s necessary to assess whether a weapon was used, the level of injury a victim sustained and the intent behind it.

Aggravated assault is measured in degrees, and the penalty is assigned accordingly. Whether the aggravated assault is a 1st [..]