Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Person

Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Person

Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Person is an aggravated crime, simply because the victim is pregnant, and not because the victim suffered serious injuries. For example, slightly pushing a pregnant person is a second degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in state prison. Penalties Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Person Pursuant to Florida…

Aggravated Battery in Florida

Aggravated Battery in Florida

In Florida, pursuant to Florida Statute 784.045(1)(a), Aggravated Battery occurs when a person: Intentionally or knowingly causes great bodily harm, permanent disability, or permanent disfigurement to another person, or Uses a deadly weapon during the battery, or Commits a battery on person who he knew or should have known was pregnant. Penalties for Aggravated Battery…

Aggravated Assault in Florida

Aggravated Assault in Florida

Aggravated Assault is a serious crime that needs proper legal counsel. Contact Palm Beach County Attorneys Bottari & Doyle for a consultation at 561-588-2781. Definition of Aggravated Assault The State must prove four elements beyond a reasonable doubt to convict a defendant of Aggravated Assault. The Defendant intentionally and unlawfully threatened, either by word or…

Driving Under The Influence: Proving DUI

The National Highway and Traffic Administration reports 10,076 people died in drunk driving crashes in 2013. It is no wonder that those convicted of DUI face many harsh penalties. However, in order to be convicted of DUI, a defendant must either plead no contest or guilty, or force a prosecutor to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt to a jury.