Washington Assault Attorney Michael Harbeson Can Help!
In Washington, a person commits the crime of assault by hitting, touching, or attempting to injure another person or intentionally placing another person in fear of injury by some physical activity. Assaults that cause serious or substantial bodily harm, as well as those against children under the age of 13 and certain protected employees, are felonies.
Assault in the first degree is a Class A felony.
Assault in the second degree is a Class B felony.
Assault in the third degree is a Class C felony.
Assault in the fourth degree is a Gross Misdemeanor.
Under Washington’s laws, assault crimes are divided up by degree, with first-degree assault being the most serious and fourth-degree assault being the least serious
What Are The Different Types of Assault ?
In Washington, a person commits the crime of simple assault by intentionally touching or striking another person in a harmful or offensive way that attempts to inflict injury on another.
A person commits the crime of reckless endangerment by engaging in conduct that creates a risk of death or serious physical injury. Recklessness is a gross deviation from how a reasonable person in the same situation would act.
Domestic Violence is an assault and reckless endangerment between family and household members. Family and household members include:
People who have children together.
People related by blood or marriage.
Adults who live together or have lived together.
People who are or have been in a dating relationship
Regardless of the degree charged the goal remains the same. We help you avoid conviction for the criminal charge, but perhaps more importantly, keep you out of jail
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