Assault Lawyers

Understanding Assault Charges

Welcome to Timpano, your trusted guide in navigating the complex legal landscape of assault charges in Perth & Western Australia (WA). Assault charges can have far-reaching consequences, impacting both your personal and professional life. Our dedicated team of assault lawyers in Perth is here to provide expert legal guidance, support, and a strategic approach to safeguarding your rights and future.

Different Types of Assault Charges Explained

Assault charges encompass a range of offences, varying in severity and circumstances. From common assault first offence to assault occasioning bodily harm, each charge has distinct legal elements. Our experienced assault defence lawyers Perth & Western Australia (WA) understand the intricacies of these charges and can help you comprehend the specifics of your case, ensuring you are well-informed throughout the legal process.

Potential Defences for Assault Charges

When facing assault charges, a robust defence strategy is crucial. Our skilled assault lawyers in Perth are adept at assessing the details of your case to identify potential defences. Whether it’s challenging the evidence, addressing inconsistencies, or exploring alternative resolutions, we are dedicated to advocating for your rights and working towards the best possible outcome.

How Timpano Can Assist with Assault Charges

At Timpano Legal, we understand the gravity of assault charges and the impact they can have on your life. Our compassionate team of assault defence lawyers in Perth and Western Australia (WA) is committed to providing you with expert legal representation tailored to your unique circumstances. We meticulously analyse the details of your case, develop a strong defence strategy, and leverage our expertise to advocate for your rights and interests throughout the legal process.

Frequently Asked Questions about Assault Charges

  1. What is the potential penalty for common assault as a first offence? The penalties for common assault as a first offence can vary based on factors such as the extent of the harm, the circumstances, and any previous criminal history. Our common assault lawyers in Perth can provide you with information specific to your case.
  2. What is “assault occasioning bodily harm”? Assault occasioning bodily harm involves causing actual harm or injury to another person. Our team can provide you with a comprehensive understanding of this charge and its legal implications.
  3. Can self-defence be used as a defence against assault charges? Self-defence can be a valid defence in assault cases and assault occasioning bodily harm. Our experienced lawyers can assess the specifics of your situation and provide tailored advice regarding self-defence as a defence strategy.
  4. What should I do if I’ve been charged with assault? If you’re facing assault charges, it’s crucial to seek legal advice immediately. Contact our skilled assault lawyers in Perth to discuss your case and start building a strong defence.

Contact Us for Expert Defence Against Assault Charges

If you’re facing assault charges, Timpano is here to provide you with expert legal representation and unwavering support. Our dedicated assault defence lawyers in Perth and Western Australia (WA) are committed to safeguarding your rights, advocating for your interests, and guiding you towards the best possible resolution and lessening the common assault penalty.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards securing your future.

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Eloise Barker

Principal Lawyer

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Criminal Lawyer

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Criminal Lawyer

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My experience with Laura Willox has been one of, professionalism, quality and friendship. This firm will go out of their way to accommodate you the client. I highly recommend Timpano Legal.


Thank you Laura & Team. Your compassion, respect, understanding & knowledge has helped reinsure me of my rights, and ensured that I received the outcome due to myself & my children. Highly recommend!


At an extremely difficult and worrying time, Timpano stepped in and managed my case with professionalism and care. We had a very positive outcome relatively quickly, and the stress associated with the ordeal was minimised thanks to the team’s ability to navigate the legal system.


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