Even though North Carolina lawmakers define assault differently from assault and battery, they are charged the same way. Below, we will describe the difference between the two, along with the penalties for these charges, and defenses that can be used Continue reading
An assault and battery charge is a serious offense, and you could be charged with a misdemeanor or a felony depending upon the circumstances of the supposed crime. Moreover, you are left with a criminal record of violent crime that Continue reading
Not all crimes are the same. A crime that involves a specific victim or the presence of dangerous weapons may be considered more serious than a crime without either of those things.
The factors in each case can make a Continue reading