I'm the victim of the crime And was wondering if the defendant will be serving jail time?
I'm 17 years old & the defendant is 23. Chelsea ran into my baby's fathers house without permission chasing him & I up the stairs. I then quickly ran into the room & locked the door. Zane was still in the hallway and he was attacked my Chelsea ( she was punching him in the face) . Zane asked me to unlock the door because Chelsea would stop hitting him so I did. But I his behind the door. Chelsea then came into the room because she said she wanted to grab something . then on her way out seen me behind the door. She then grabbed me by my hair and punched me in the face leaving me with a scratch & swollen upper eye. I'm pressing charges on her Zane is not . what could happen
There is no need for you to use folks' names in your narrative. Please don;t do that again.
That said there is no such thing as "felony battery on a pregnant woman in Florida". The crime is "Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Person", it is classified as a 2nd degree felony and is a "Level 7" offense under Florida's Criminal Punishment Code. Upon a conviction a judge is required to (must) impose a minimum of 21 months in prison and can also impose any combination of the following penalties: Up to fifteen (15) Years in prison, up to fifteen (15) Years of probation and up to $10,000 in fines.
Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Person is unique, because it is deemed an aggravated crime simply because of the condition of the victim, not because of the injury that was inflicted. Because even something as simple as grabbing a pregnant person's arm can result in a 21 month prison sentence, anyone facing this charge needs a skilled and experienced criminal defense lawyer.
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That will most likely be brought as a second degree, 15 year, felony. But each case is different and probation, not jail, is a very likely outcome, depending upon many factors.
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