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Maximum Sentence, Simple Assault

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I was recently arrested for the first time in my life. I was charged with simple assault. What is the maximum sentence I could get? In Pennsylvania, we have sentencing [...]

Car as a Deadly Weapon II

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Someone ran me off the road. They did it intentionally. I want them prosecuted. They used their car as a deadly weapon. Does that help the prosecutor? Before we get started, [...]

Can a Car be a Deadly Weapon

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I am charged with assault in state court in Pennsylvania for running over a pedestrian with my car. My lawyer tells me that two types of assault require the District Attorney [...]

Hodge Podge Round-Up of Criminal Law

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Lots of questions today. Must be everyone is home for Columbus Day? I will do my best. 1. How can someone be sentenced to a crime of simple assault in regard to domestic [...]

Prior Record

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I just got locked-up for simple assault. I have a prior for aggravated assault. Will the prior conviction effect me in the new case? First, if you were to testify at the new [...]