Assault

  • Can You Be Arrested for Assault after a Bar Fight?

    … A friendly get-together at a club or bar is usually filled with laughter and camaraderie. However, not all patrons of the establishment are there to enjoy fellowship. A pugnacious individual can start a bar fight for no reason at all, quickly turning a pleasant night into a chaotic nightmare. Alcohol is usually consumed in a more > The post Can You Be Arrested for Assault after a Bar Fight? appeared first on The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp. …

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  • How The New Texas “Campus Amnesty Law” Will Impact Sexual Assault

    … Sexual assault, commonly referred to as rape, is a serious crime in Texas. A sexual assault crime occurs when an individual knowingly and intentionally commits a prohibited sexual activity under Texas sexual assault laws without a victim’s consent. The state of Texas severely punishes those who commit sexual assault. Two new laws, State Bill 968 (SB more > The post How The New Texas “Campus Amnesty Law” Will Impact Sexual Assault appeared first on The Law Office of Matthew D. Sharp. …

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  • Terroristic Threats: Laws and Consequences in Texas

    …. A terroristic threat offense is a type of aggressive or violent offense, the individual may be required to obtain anger management counseling. The convict may be prohibited from contacting a victim of terroristic threat in the future in any way, including verbal, electronic, or in-person contacts. Some individuals accused of a so-called “minor…

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  • What’s the Difference Between Battery and Assault?

    … also occur if the person committing the assault has previously been convicted of an assault crime. This is punishable by: Two to 10 years in state prison A fine of up to $10,000 In the most serious cases, assault charges can be upgraded to serious felony status. An assault which causes seriously bodily injury to another person or an assault which…

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  • Restraining Order Florida Law

    … South Florida Criminal Attorney | DUI Attorney Blog 5 Types of Restraining Orders In Florida Filing a Restraining Order in Florida Florida law provides for five (5) different orders of protection against violent conduct. The five (5) different orders of protection are, 1) domestic violence; 2) repeat violence; 3) dating violence; 4) sexual…

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  • Simple Assault: Not So Simple Consequences

    … to break a bone or be hospitalized may be upgraded to aggravated assault. Using a deadly weapon during an assault can also lead to aggravated assault charges. Legal Penalties In Texas, a conviction for simple assault is a serious matter. If there are no aggravating factors, a conviction for a simple assault can lead to conviction on Class C…

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  • Assault and Battery | What is the Difference?

    … is a third degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison. Aggravated Assault | Aggravated Battery Aggravated assault and aggravated battery are enhanced criminal offenses due to the circumstances surrounding the offense. Aggravated assault is defined in Florida Statute 784.021. Aggravated battery is defined in Florida Statute 784.045…

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  • Domestic Abuse and Assault on a Family Member

    … Domestic Abuse and Assault on a Family Member Posted by Matthew Sharp under Assault, Violent Crime October 28, 2015 Abuse and Assault Laws in Texas Here in Texas, the crime of assault is taken very seriously. Despite a popular belief, a person does not have to engage in outright physical violence in order to be charged with an assault crime…

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