Aggravated Sexual Assault in New Jersey is one of the most serious offenses and is easily one of the most challenging cases a NJ sex crimes lawyer can face. In order to defend it, you first have to... 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
Florida Domestic Violence Laws
Domestic violence includes any assault, aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, sexual assault, sexual battery, stalking, aggravated stalking, kidnapping,... more
Simple Assault and Assault and Battery
A simple assault or an assault and battery charge under Virginia Code 18.2-57 is considered, at minimum, a Class 1 misdemeanor offense. Check your summons (... more
Does the Victim Have to be Aware or Fearful for an Act to be Considered an Assault?
In Virginia, an assault charge may arise even if the alleged victim is not aware of an action intended to frighten... more
In many places such as Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, and other Tampa Bay areas, if cops are called out to a domestic violence accusation, they are required by law arrest and detain of one the... 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
Contrary to popular belief, Assault and Battery mean different things under Florida law.
Assault: You can be charged with Assault if you intentionally threaten violence to another person, with an... 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