Assault & Battery

Chandler Assault & Battery Lawyers 

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Assault is a criminal offense defined as the threat of force against another person. In Arizona, assault can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony. A misdemeanor assault is charged when there is an attempted use of force without an actual injury to the victim. If there is an injury to the victim, assault can be charged as a felony. If a deadly weapon was used in the assault, the charge can be a felony of the third degree. If a dangerous weapon other than a gun was used in the assault, the charge can be a felony of the second degree. If a gun was used in the assault, the charge can be a felony of the first degree.

Battery is another criminal offense that is closely related to assault. Battery is the actual use of force against another person. Like assault, battery can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony. A misdemeanor battery is charged when there is an attempted use of force without an actual injury to the victim. If there is an injury to the victim, battery can be charged as a felony. If a deadly weapon was used in the battery, the charge can be a felony of the third degree. If a dangerous weapon other than a gun was used in the battery, the charge can be a felony of the second degree. If a gun was used in the battery, the charge can be a felony of the first degree.

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What Are the Penalties for a Misdemeanor Assault?

A misdemeanor assault is charged when there is an attempted use of force without an actual injury to the victim. If there is an injury to the victim, the charge can be a felony. If a deadly weapon was used in the assault, the charge can be a felony of the third degree. If a dangerous weapon other than a gun was used in the assault, the charge can be a felony of the second degree. If a gun was used in the assault, the charge can be a felony of the first degree.

If convicted of a misdemeanor assault, you could face:

  • Probation
  • Up to 6 months in jail
  • Fines of up to $2,500

If you are convicted of a misdemeanor assault, you may also be required to attend anger management classes. This is a requirement in many cases. If you fail to complete the classes, you could face additional penalties. If you are charged with a misdemeanor assault, it is important to have a skilled assault and battery attorney on your side.

What Are the Penalties for a Misdemeanor Battery?

A misdemeanor battery is charged when there is an attempted use of force without an actual injury to the victim. If there is an injury to the victim, the charge can be a felony. If a deadly weapon was used in the battery, the charge can be a felony of the third degree. If a dangerous weapon other than a gun was used in the battery, the charge can be a felony of the second degree. If a gun was used in the battery, the charge can be a felony of the first degree. If convicted of a misdemeanor battery, you could face:

  • Probation
  • Up to 6 months in jail
  • Fines of up to $2,500

If you are convicted of a misdemeanor battery, you may also be required to attend anger management classes. This is a requirement in many cases. If you fail to complete the classes, you could face additional penalties. If you are charged with a misdemeanor battery, it is important to have a skilled assault and battery attorney on your side.

Get Skilled Assault & Battery Defense in Arizona

At Jacobo Law Firm, PLLC, our assault and battery attorneys in Chandler have the skills and experience to provide you with the representation you need. We are ready to stand up for your rights and fight for your best interests.

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