Assault

Sexual Assault: Punishment and Penalties

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

In CT, sexual assault includes various sexual offenses ranging from harassment to rape. It can be charged as a first, second, third, or fourth degree crime, and the penalties can be extremely serious. If you’re facing a sexual assault charge… Read More

What Is First Degree Sexual Assault?

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

Are you facing a 1st degree sexual assault charge? Chances are, you’re feeling stressed and worried about what happens next. Remember, you’re presumed innocent unless proven guilty, and I’m ready and waiting to help defend your case. But in the… Read More

Percentage of Women That Are Sexually Assaulted in College

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

Under the Connecticut Penal Code, sexual assault means any kind of unwanted sexual activity. Sexual assault is a particular problem for college students – according to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), it’s more common at college than… Read More

What Is Second Degree Sexual Assault?

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

If you’re worried about sexual assault charges, you probably have many questions about your case and what the charges mean. Below, we summarize what second degree sexual assault it and how we can help you defend your case.  2nd Degree… Read More

College Campus Sexual Assault Statistics

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

Sexual assault on campus is a growing problem across the US. Under the Connecticut Penal Code, sexual assault has a wide definition and includes any unwanted sexual activity. It may be charged as a first, second, third, or fourth degree… Read More

Falsely Accused of Sexual Assault

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault, Criminal Charges

As many as 10 percent of sexual assault allegations that are filed are false reports, a report by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) found. Refuting allegations of sexual assault can be challenging for many reasons. For one, because… Read More

Bridgeport FBI Assault Numbers Misleading

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

When the FBI issues their annual Uniform Crime Report, news agencies across the nation seek to glean headlines from the data. But, often the reporters and the people reading the report don’t completely understand what they are looking at. Such… Read More

Bridgeport Police Embroiled in Brutality Cases

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault

One brutality case is bad enough, but when you have several pending at the same time, it could be a sign of a big problem. The Bridgeport Police Department currently has officers named in three separate cases, each alleging brutality…. Read More

Connecticut Cracks Down on Domestic Violence

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault, Domestic Violence

Sweeping legislation and procedures are changing Connecticut domestic violence cases and could potentially lead to the disruption of would-be assaults and possibly even murders. These new laws range from batterer’s intervention programs to GPS monitoring and all have one thing… Read More

Significant Crime Reduction in New Haven

by Field Law Office, LLC |Assault, Criminal, Traffic

A press conference held by outgoing Police Chief James Lewis indicates he is leaving New Haven a safer place. According to this article from the New Haven Register crime in the city is at an all time low thanks to… Read More

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