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Aggravated Assault Crimes – Orlando Criminal Attorney
Aggravated assault crimes are considered crimes of violence and can have significant penalties, including minimum mandatory penalties in some cases. In these cases it is not uncommon for the parties involved to know or have past dealings with one another. It is also common for the parties involved to have conflicting stories about what occurred. If you have been arrested for an aggravated assault, you should speak with an experienced Orlando criminal attorney at your earliest opportunity to learn about your rights and the defenses that may be available to you.
An assault is an intentional, unlawful threat by word or act to do violence to the person of another, coupled with an apparent ability to do so and an act which creates a well-founded fear in such other person that such violence is imminent.
An aggravated assault is usually an assault with a deadly weapon without the intent to kill; or with an intent to commit a felony.
Aggravated Assault – Criminal Penalties:
An aggravated assault is a 3rd degree felony punishable by up to 5 years in State prison. However, in some cases the level and penalties for the offense may increase depending on the circumstances, the victim’s profession, or the victim’s age. Also in some cases minimum mandatory sentences will apply, such as in cases where the deadly weapon is a firearm.
Please visit the following website pages for some additional information on other assault crimes:
Speak with an Orlando criminal attorney or review the Florida Statutes at the bottom of this page for some more information about assault crimes.
Experienced Orlando Criminal Attorney – Aggravated Assault:
If you or a loved one have been arrested for the crime of assault or aggravated assault, call the Wilson Law Firm today to speak with an experienced Orlando criminal attorney about your individual situation. In many assault cases, a properly prepared defense by a criminal lawyer will result in either reduced penalties, reduced charges, or a dismissal of the charges. Even in assault cases where the evidence of guilt is overwhelming, a properly prepared defense and presentation of mitigating circumstances by an Orlando criminal attorney can result in significant decreases in the penalties you receive.
Aggravated Assault – Florida Statutes:
Speak with an Orlando criminal attorney or review the following Florida Statutes for more information on assault crimes:
Florida Statute 784.011 – Assault.
Florida Statute 784.021 – Aggravated assault.
Florida Statute 784.07 – Assault or battery of law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical care providers, public transit employees or agents, or other specified officers; reclassification of offenses; minimum sentences.
Florida Statute 784.08 – Assault or battery on persons 65 years of age or older; reclassification of offenses; minimum sentence.
Florida Statute 784.081 – Assault or battery on specified officials or employees; reclassification of offenses.
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