Two Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charges under VA Code 18.2-57, stemming from group brawl, resulted in one charge being DROPPED for insufficient evidence to convict, and defense evidence of self-defense, while other charge was AMENDED to a local county ordinance for Simple Assault. Client was on probation for prior misdemeanor offense in Alexandria, and global plea deal included no jail time on amended charge, and no jail time on probation violation.

City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia.

Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code 18.2-57

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