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Violent Crimes Assault

Just as there are several different types of violent crimes under Pennsylvania law, there also different types of assaults. risking catastrophe Specifically, under the Pennsylvania crimes code there is simple assault, which can be found under section 2701 of the code and aggravated assault which can be found under section 2702 of the code. AViolent Crimes such as assault is generally is defined as either attempting to injure someone intentionally or injuring someone intentionally. The first type of assault is a simple assault. A simple assault is graded as a misdemeanor of the second degree under Pennsylvania law and is therefore punishable by a maximum of 2 years in prison and a $5,000 fine. The elements of simple assault must include the intent to cause harmful or offensive contact to the victim and that the defendant tried to injure the victim either by pushing, punching, kicking or somehow attacking the victim. An assault can be defined as the act of words with the accompanied presence of carrying out those words. For example, if one pulls their fist back and yells "I will punch you in your face", while directly in front of you that is considered assault, so long as the attacker tries to actually punch you in the face.

Assault on a Sports Official. Assault crimes

Assault on a Sports Official is one of the newer types assault crime sin the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It can be found in Title 18 of the PA. Crimes Code under section 2712. This assault crime makes it against the law to commit a simple assault against a sports official who was assaulted during a sporting event that he or she was officiating or was assaulted as a result of a call that the official made during the sporting event. So what is an assault as defined under this statute? An assault occurs when an individual intentionally tries to injure another person or successfully injures another person. Aggravated assault on unborn person Frequently, an assault occurs as a result of a kick or punch. Under the crimes code assaults are generally graded as misdemeanors of the second degree. This statute makes it a more serious crime if the assault occurs to a Sports Official. Accordingly, this crime is graded as a misdemeanor of the first degree and therefore punishable by a maximum fine of up to $10,000 and 5 years in state prison.

Assault Crimes

In Pennsylvania, assault crimes are generally defined as crimes involving the use of unlawful force. In Pennsylvania, there are several different assault crimes. Indecent assault lawyer The following is a list of crimes in Pennsylvania that are generally considered to be assault crimes:

Assault Crimes: Murder of an Unborn Person

One of the least used Assault Crimes in PA is Murder of an Unborn Person.  Under Pennsylvania law there is a specific statute dealing with the assault crime of murder of an unborn person. Under Pennsylvania law, an unborn person is a fetus or a person who is yet to be born. The reason that Pennsylvania has specific statutes dealing with topics such as Murder of an Unborn Person is that under PA law, a person is defined as a living, breathing human being. Assault Crime Lawyers  Since PA law defines person as a living human being and not as a fetus, Pennsylvania has a special group of statutes dealing with the mistreatment of fetuses

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