Client charged with Aggravated Domestic Assault and Domestic Assault against two different victims. Aggravated Domestic Assault is a C-Felony and is punishable by 3-15 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. Domestic Assault is an A-Misdemeanor and carries a penalty of 11 months, 29 days and a fine of up to $2,500.
An assault charge is “aggravated” when there are allegations of a deadly weapon being used during the assault or the victim suffered a serious bodily injury.
Result: Aggravated Assault charge reduced from C-felony to A-misdemeanor. No jail time on either charge. Mandatory counseling w/ anger management.