Written by Avvo Staff, almost 3 years ago.
There are three classifications of crime: felonies, misdemeanors and infractions. Felonies of which are the most serious of the three. Crimes considered a felony
can include: aggravated assault and/... more
If you are charged with a domestic assault and battery and the alleged victim doesn't want to pursue the case, can the Commonwealth still prosecute you?
Yes. And this happens quite frequently because... more
A California battery takes place when you willfully and unlawfully use force or violence upon another. You can be convicted of this offense even if you don't harm or injure the other person, as long... more
Simple assault and battery in Massachusetts is a misdemeanor crime. Massachusetts General Law ch.265 sec. 13A provides [w]hoever commits an assault or an assault and battery upon another shall be... more
Assault charges in Texas range from a fine only Class C Misdemeanor all the way to a First Degree Felony.I hear many people say they were arrested for assault but dont have any idea what kind of... more
Many people have misconceptions about how assault investigations, charges, and prosecutions are handled in Pennsylvania. In this guide, I will try to address many of the most common questions or... more
Written by attorney Lisa Vari, almost 2 years ago.
Florida Domestic Violence Laws
Domestic violence includes any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping,... more
Last August, Chad Johnson, receiver for the Miami Dolphins, was charged with domestic violence against his wife, Evelyn Lozada.
While out to dinner, Lozada questioned her husband about a recent... more
If you have been charged with Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon (ABDW) you should know that it is a felony in Massachusetts with a potential penalty of imprisonment in the state... more