One charge, 784.021(1)(b), is an aggravated assault which is a third degree felony (max 5 years DOC) and the other charge, 784.03(1)(a)(1) is a battery which is a misdemeanor of the first degree (max 1 year county jail). An assault it when you threaten to hit someone or unsuccessfully hit someone whicle putting that person in credible fear. A battery is simply hitting someone against their will (consent). hope this helps.
784.021-1b is Aggravated Assault, a third degree felony (punishable by up to 5 years) and 784.031-1a1 is Battery, a first degree misdemeanor generally. (punishable by up to 1 year)
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