Malicious Wounding Virginia Laws 18.2-51.2 Fairfax Richmond Beach Prince William Loudoun

MALICIOUS WOUNDING DEFENSE VIRGINIA LAWYER

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Our firm defends clients charged with malicious wounding in Virginia.  In Virginia, there are two types of malicious wounding charges.  The differences between the two are listed below.

The penalties for malicious wounding charges range from a class 6 felony to a class 2 felony in Virginia.

We have client meeting locations throughout Virginia:  Fairfax, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Prince William, Loudoun, Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

If you have been charged with malicious wounding in Virginia, contact us immediately.  We have the experience necessary to defend you.

Malicious Wounding Virginia Laws 18.2-51.2

Malicious Wounding Virginia Laws 18.2-51.2

Malicious Wounding In Virginia:

Virginia Code § 18.2-51.  Shooting, stabbing, etc., with intent to maim, kill, etc

  • If any person maliciously shoot, stab, cut, or wound any person or by any means cause him bodily injury, with the intent to maim, disfigure, disable, or kill, he shall, except where it is otherwise provided, be guilty of a Class 3 felony. If such act be done unlawfully but not maliciously, with the intent aforesaid, the offender shall be guilty of a Class 6 felony.

Virginia Code § 18.2-51.2.  Aggravated malicious wounding; penalty

  1. If any person maliciously shoots, stabs, cuts or wounds any other person, or by any means causes bodily injury, with the intent to maim, disfigure, disable or kill, he shall be guilty of a Class 2 felony if the victim is thereby severely injured and is caused to suffer permanent and significant physical impairment.
  2. If any person maliciously shoots, stabs, cuts or wounds any other woman who is pregnant, or by any other means causes bodily injury, with the intent to maim, disfigure, disable or kill the pregnant woman or to cause the involuntary termination of her pregnancy, he shall be guilty of a Class 2 felony if the victim is thereby severely injured and is caused to suffer permanent and significant physical impairment.
  3. For purposes of this section, the involuntary termination of a woman’s pregnancy shall be deemed a severe injury and a permanent and significant physical impairment.
    Don’t take a chance with your liberty.  Contact us for your defense.  We have client meeting locations throughout Virginia:  Fairfax, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Prince William, Loudoun, Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.
Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:
Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Name of offense Statute What constitutes an offense Punishment
Malicious Wounding Va Code § 18.2-51 Maliciously shoot, stab, cut, or wound and cause bodily injury with intent Class 3 felony
Unlawful Wounding Va Code § 18.2-51 Unlawfully shoot, stab, cut, or wound and cause bodily injury with intent Class 6 felony
Aggravated malicious wounding Va Code § 18.2-51.2 Maliciously shoot, stab, cut, or wound and cause severe bodily injury such as permanent and significant physical impairment Class 2 felony
Aggravated malicious wounding Va Code § 18.2-51.2 Maliciously shoot, stab, cut, or wound and cause severe bodily injury to pregnant women such as involuntary termination of pregnancy or permanent physical impairment Class 2 felony

The penalties for malicious wounding charges range from a class 6 felony to a class 2 felony in Virginia.

We have client meeting locations throughout Virginia:  Fairfax, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Prince William, Loudoun, Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

If you have been charged with malicious wounding in Virginia, contact us immediately.  We have the experience necessary to defend you.

We also cover the following courts in Virginia:
Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

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