You may search for criminal defense attorneys in your neck of the woods by clicking the "Find a Lawyer" at the top of the page. There's definitely more to this story. Good luck to you.
San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney--19 years experience. Law Offices of Jay S. Finnecy
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In Missouri, an Assault First Degree is a class B Felony-unless it is charged as a Class A Felony due to serious injury. This is an extremely serious charge. Click on the "find a lawyer" link. Make sure you talk with an experienced criminal defense attorney.
It certainly sounds like there's more to the story. You should contact an attorney to have a thorough conversation about this case. If you click on any attorney's name, a bio will come up and you can find that attorney's contact information. Not all attorneys are the same. Find someone with the background and experience that can help.
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