The Australian Legal Practice

What is the charge for assault?

Home / What is the charge for assault?

What is the charge for assault?

The charge for Assault is split into two categories in NSW. Under the Crimes Act 1900 (NSW), Assault charges are broken into either:

  1. Common Assault or,
  2. Aggravated Assault

Common Assault is the lesser charge of the two, as the injuries sustained would be less significant than those for a charge of aggravated Assault. 

A charge for aggravated Assault itself is then subdivided into several categories, with the wounds inflicted increasing the seriousness of the crime and punishment. 

If you have been charged with Assault, it is essential to seek legal advice. Contact us today at (02) 8084 9929 to book a free initial consultation to discuss your charge for Assault with an experienced criminal lawyer.

If your matter is urgent, call (02) 8084 9929 today to arrange a free initial consultation.

Criminal Law Locations


Make a booking to arrange a free consult today.

    Call A Lawyer NOw

    AVAILABLE 24/7