Assault with a Deadly Weapon Charges

California Penal Code Section 245(a)(1) is California’s addresses the crime of assault with a deadly weapon. THe cime of assualt with a deadly weapon is committed when there is an assault upon the person of another using a deadly weapon or by means of force where great bodily injury to another is foreseeable.

Examples of Assault With A Deadly Weapon

  • Pointing a firearm at another person in a threatening manner
  • Chasing after another person with an axe
  • Swinging a baseball bat at someone’s head
  • Trying to cut someone with a long, sharp piece of glass
  • Intentionally running somone over with your car
If you have been arrested and charged with assualt with a deadly weapon, you need the advice and counsel of an experienced criminal defense attorney. Your freedom and reputation may be in jepoardy. Call Hammerschmidt Law today to discuss your case and how we may be able to help you.