Category: Assault

Navigating assault allegations within the context of domestic violence cases in North Carolina (NC) presents unique challenges and legal considerations. Domestic violence situations often involve intricate dynamics that require careful examination and understanding.

In this blog, we delve into the complexities of assault allegations in NC domestic violence cases, highlighting important legal considerations and defense strategies without providing specific advice.

Understanding Assault Allegations in NC Domestic Violence Cases

Domestic violence cases in NC encompass a broad spectrum of offenses, including assault, battery, sexual assault, and harassment, among others. Assault allegations within these cases [...]

In North Carolina, simple affray is likely a crime you’ve not heard of. Well, until you’re facing charges for it, that is.

In the state of North Carolina, affray is an assault and battery crime, but there’s a lot more to know about it than that. And if you’re facing criminal charges for affray in any form, you definitely want to know more about this crime. But even if you’re not facing charges, it’s a good idea to understand what affray is so you can avoid charges for it in the future. Read [...]

Assault in North Carolina is a crime that involves violence against someone else – but that violence doesn’t have to be physical. This fact often confounds people who find themselves charged when assaulted when they never made physical contact with the victim.

What does the law say specifically?

Assault in North Carolina

A person can get charged with assault in North Carolina if they threaten someone with harm in a way that puts them in reasonable fear for their safety. If contact is made, that can result in a battery charge.

There are [...]

Criminal law is nuanced. Even the smallest details can have a big impact on your case, especially when it comes to the differences between crimes such as assault and aggravated assault. 

That’s why the way your case is handled can be the difference between a long jail sentence or being acquitted of the crimes for which you’ve been accused.

Here’s what you need to know about assault and aggravated assault charges in North Carolina and the way an experienced lawyer should handle your case.

North Carolina Assault Law

There are different levels of [...]

The recent rise in Black Lives Matter protests has heightened tensions throughout the country. Protestors have been the victims of attacks from law enforcement, gun violence, and a wave of vehicle ramming attacks. 

Vehicle ramming attacks are not new to the far-right. In 2017, a white supremacist drove his car into a crowd of peaceful protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

Three years later, over 66 vehicle ramming attacks have injured and killed protestors throughout the country. In at least five of these incidents, members of law enforcement were behind the wheel. 

Vehicle Ramming Attacks