Many states have criminal laws against mayhem as part of any crimes against a person. Some states refer to mayhem as assault with intent to maim, maiming, malicious disfigurement, or as a form of aggravated battery. In order to be guilty of committing mayhem, you must unlawfully and maliciously:
If you are charged with mayhem, it is highly recommended for you to contact a criminal defense attorney because of the severity of the crime. Only a criminal defense lawyer can properly explain the issues to you and assist in your defense.
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