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What are the maximum jail terms for simple assault and battery?

Beverly, MA |

simple assault, criminal charges brought after summons

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  1. Hi, The maximum jail term for assault is 2.5 years. This is extremely unlikely, but you should consider having a lawyer represent you at all phases of the case. Jessica

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  2. The maximum penalty is 2.5 years in the house of correction. However, unless you have a horrible record and committed an aggregious A&B, you are not likely to get the maximum penalty, which is typically reserved for those with horrible records who commit agregious crimes. Get a good criminal defense attorney. It is a serious charge and a seasoned layer will know how to defend you and preserve your rights.

  3. 2 1/2 years

    Attorney Jason Chan
    77 Franklin Street, FL3
    Boston, MA 02110

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