What is often called “assault with a deadly weapon” in other states and on TV is just called aggravated assault in Florida. It is defined under Florida Statute 784.021. Assault with a deadly weapon in Florida involved either the use of a deadly weapon or an intent to commit a felony.
Assault with a deadly […]
Under Florida Law, there are two types of battery: simple battery and aggravated battery. If you have been charged with battery, you first need to have an understanding of the difference between the two different types.
Any strike, hitting or attack to cause harm, against that individual’s will, is considered simple battery. A first […]
The laws dealing with the collection of evidence in sexual assault cases have undergone some important revisions recently. Effective from 1 January 2017, Bill 636 will impact the way evidence is collected in pending sexual offense cases.
This makes it crucial for those accused of such crimes to seek the counsel of a knowledgeable Miami […]
Assault and Battery
The crimes labeled as assault and battery are commonly charged throughout the country and have different meanings in various jurisdictions. In most jurisdictions assault and battery are two separate crimes and in other jurisdictions the crimes are lumped into one. In Florida, and Miami-Dade County specifically, the crimes of assault and battery […]