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Assault and 1st Degree Battery

Assault and 1st Degree Battery

Myrtle Beach Assault and Battery 1st Lawyer

 

Assault and Battery 1st Degree

Elements Of The Offense of Assault and Battery 1st Degree:

That the accused unlawfully

(a) injures another person, and the act:

(i) involves nonconsensual touching of the private parts of an adult, either under or above clothing, with lewd and lascivious intent; or

(ii) occurred during the commission of a robbery, burglary, kidnapping, or theft; or

(b) offers or attempts to injure another person with the present ability to do so,  and the act:

(i) is accomplished by means likely to produce death or great bodily injury; or

(ii) occurred during the commission of a robbery, burglary, kidnapping, or  theft.

Penalty:

Imprisonment for up to 10 years.

The criminal defense lawyers at the Lovely Law Firm can help defend the assault crimes you have been charged with. An assault and battery 1st degree may actually be an assault and battery in the 2nd or third degrees. These cases are often the result of an overcharging situation to coerce a later plea. We will file your discovery motions and get our investigators on the case to carve out the appropriate defense for your set of facts. We handle the case from start to finish.  Contact Us online or call 843-839-4111 to speak with Justin M. Lovely or Amy S. Lawrence about your assault crime.