When fights break out, the police can make a rush to judgment about who is at fault or what happened. Were you simply defending yourself? Were you arrested while you were breaking up a fight? Sanford & Christy Horowitz Criminal Defense offers representation in cases involving:

  • Simple assault
  • Aggravated assault
  • Battery

We handle misdemeanor and felony cases and do our best to establish a defense to get your charges reduced or eliminated. Call 805-452-7214 today to speak with a criminal defense attorney about your assault charge in Santa Barbara CA.

Don’t ignore the severity of a misdemeanor charge

If you’re charged with simple assault under California law, you can be convicted of a misdemeanor. That offense carries a maximum jail term of up to six months and/or a fine of up to $1,000. Don’t brush off an arrest because it doesn’t sound serious. A conviction has a significant effect on your future. Hire a criminal law attorney to establish your assault defense in Santa Barbara, CA.