Assault and Battery Third 3rd Degree in Myrtle Beach
Elements Of The Offense of Assault and Battery Third 3rd Degree in Myrtle Beach:
The accused unlawfully injured another person, or offers or attempts to injure another person with the present ability to do so.
There is no requirement that a battery be committed.
Fine of not more than $500 or imprisonment for not more than 30 days, or both.
The Myrtle Beach, SC criminal defense lawyers at the Lovely Law Firm can defend any Assault and Battery Third 3rd Degree or other assault crimes you have been charged with. These charges usually arise from minor confrontations and can quickly spin out of control in court. Alcohol is a contributing factor with these charges. Often the police do not witness these incidents and simply make arrests to silence the situation. Self defense as well as the defense of others defense may be applicable to your set of facts.
Above and beyond the criminal penalties, there are collateral consequences involved with an Assault and Battery Third 3rd Degree in Myrtle Beach. You may suffer from a loss of employment due to your arrest or loss of scholarships with school. Coastal Carolina University students will also have to appear in front of the school’s conduct board for an administrative hearing. Having a violent offense on your permanent record is never a good thing. Whatever the case may be, The Myrtle Beach Assault and Battery lawyers fully investigate these charges from your perspective and develop an appropriate defense tailored to your facts. Contact Us Now online or call 843-839-4111 to speak with Justin M. Lovely or Amy S. Lawrence about your assault crime.