Charge DROPPED: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery on a Family Member in Arlington Virginia

Arlington County, Virginia: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery on a Family Member Charge (VA Code 18.2-57.1) was DROPPED prior to trial. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery Against a Family or Household Member

Felony Malicious Wounding Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor Assault and Battery in Alexandria Virginia

City of Alexandria, Virginia: Felony Malicious Wounding (VA Code 18.2-51) due to a deep bite during a fight was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Assault & Battery charge (VA Code 18.2-57). This was a third assault offense on the client’s record, yet client walked away with only two active weeks of jail time to be served […]