CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:
Alexandria, Virginia Felony strangulation charges were DROPPED and client plead Not Guilty to related Misdemeanor Domestic Assault charge. The Assault charge was scheduled for DISMISSAL with conditions.
Va Law § 18.2-51.6. Strangulation of another; penalty.
Any person who, without consent, impedes the blood circulation or respiration of another person by knowingly, intentionally, and unlawfully applying pressure to the neck of such person resulting in the wounding or bodily injury of such person is guilty of strangulation, a Class 6 felony.
Va Law § 18.2-57.2. Assault and battery against a family or household member; penalty.
A. Any person who commits an assault and battery against a family or household member is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
Alexandria Criminal Defense Attorney Marina Medvin represented the accused and obtained this result.
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