Assault and 2nd Degree Battery
Myrtle Beach Assault and Battery 2nd Degree Lawyer
Elements Of The Offense of Assault and Battery 2nd Degree :
That the accused unlawfully injured another person, or offers or attempts to injure another person with the present ability to do so, and:
(a) moderate bodily injury to another person results or moderate bodily injury to another person could have resulted; or
(b) the act involves the nonconsensual touching of the private parts of an adult, either under or above clothing.
Fine of not more than $2,500, or imprisonment for not more than 3 years, or both.
The criminal defense lawyers at the Lovely Law Firm can defend any assault crimes you have been charged with. The elements and penalties listed above and in the YouTube video may or may not apply to your given set of facts. It is possible you have been overcharged by a zealous officer or that the victim misstated the facts. Self defense or defense of others may be available in your case to defeat the Assault and Battery 2nd Degree charge. Since every assault case is different, it is imperative that you talk with a criminal defense lawyer who has experience handling assault crimes. Contact Us online or call 843-839-4111 to speak with Justin M. Lovely or Amy S. Lawrence about your assault crime.