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What Is Assault?

Assault is the intentional act causing another individual fear or apprehension of physical harm. It also refers to a failed battery.

What Is Felonious Assault?

Felonious assault is assault committed with a weapon or intent to commit a more serious crime such as murder. Felonious assault is referred to in some jurisdictions as felony assault or aggravated assault.

What Are the Elements of a Felonious Assault?

To successfully prove felonious assault, prosecutors must prove all of the elements of the crime, which are:

Can Felony Assault Also Be a Sexual Crime?

Yes, in some jurisdictions, felonious assault is considered a sex crime when:

What Are the Penalties for Felony Assault?

The exact penalties vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. In general, a person convicted of aggravated assault may receive:

Can a Person Be Sued for Felonious Assault in Civil Court?

Yes, the victim can sue a defendant who has been convicted of felony assault in civil court for damages such as medical bills and pain and suffering. The case is easier to win after a conviction.

Should I Contact an Attorney about My Felonious Assault Charge?

Felony assault is a serious charge that may result in prison time. If you are facing a felony assault charge, you should talk to a criminal defense attorney

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Last Modified: 10-13-2016 01:36 PM PDT

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