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Simple Domestic Assault State Code Virginia Lawyers Violation 18.2-57.2 Fairfax Richmond Beach Loudoun Prince William

Have you been charged with a simple domestic assault per the State Code of Virginia and need a lawyer to defend you?

Are you concerned about the consequences of being charged with a simple domestic assault per the State Code of Virginia?

For a lot of our clients, domestic assault can result in the loss of their job, their security clearance or even their immigration status.

Don’t risk going to court without a lawyer, if you have been charged with a simple domestic assault per the State Code of Virginia.  Contact our law firm for help and speak with a lawyer today.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Prince William Richmond Loudoun Virginia Beach Fredericksburg Lynchburg.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

Green v. Commonwealth

Facts:

Defendant sought review of a decision of the Circuit Court of Fairfax (Virginia State), which convicted him of assault and battery of a family or household member, third or subsequent offense, in violation of Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-57.2. On appeal, he contended that the evidence was insufficient for his domestic assault conviction and that the trial court erroneously disallowed the testimony of a witness he called..

If you are facing a criminal case in Virginia, contact a SRIS Law Group lawyer for help.  You can reach us at 888-437-7747

Simple Domestic Assault State Code Virginia Lawyers Violation 18.2-57.2

Simple Domestic Assault State Code Virginia Lawyers Violation 18.2-57.2

Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-57.2 punishes as a Class 6 felony any act of simple assault or assault and battery against a family or household member where it is proved the defendant had two or more prior convictions for assault and battery of a family member within a period of 20 years. The statute does not alter the common law definition of assault and battery.
  • A common law assault occurs when an assailant engages in an overt act intended to inflict bodily harm and has the present ability to inflict such harm or engages in an overt act intended to place the victim in fear or apprehension of bodily harm and creates such reasonable fear or apprehension in the victim. Assault and battery is the least touching of another, willfully or in anger. A defendant does not have to intend to do harm; a battery may also be done in a spirit of rudeness or insult. The touching need not result in injury. A touching is not unlawful if the person consents or if the touching is justified or excused. An intentional touching which was not justified or excused is a battery.

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

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Prince William Richmond Loudoun Virginia Beach Fredericksburg Lynchburg.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

We also cover the following courts in Virginia:

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 A Municipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

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Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

 

Simple Domestic Assault State Code Virginia Lawyers Violation 18.2-57.2

Have you been charged with a simple domestic assault per the State Code of Virginia and need a lawyer to defend you?

Are you concerned about the consequences of being charged with a simple domestic assault per the State Code of Virginia?

For a lot of our clients, domestic assault can result in the loss of their job, their security clearance or even their immigration status.

Don’t risk going to court without a lawyer, if you have been charged with a simple domestic assault per the State Code of Virginia.  Contact our law firm for help and speak with a lawyer today.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Prince William Richmond Loudoun Virginia Beach Fredericksburg Lynchburg.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

Green v. Commonwealth

Facts:

Defendant sought review of a decision of the Circuit Court of Fairfax (Virginia State), which convicted him of assault and battery of a family or household member, third or subsequent offense, in violation of Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-57.2. On appeal, he contended that the evidence was insufficient for his domestic assault conviction and that the trial court erroneously disallowed the testimony of a witness he called..

If you are facing a criminal case in Virginia, contact a SRIS Law Group lawyer for help.  You can reach us at 888-437-7747

Simple Domestic Assault State Code Virginia Lawyers Violation 18.2-57.2

Simple Domestic Assault State Code Virginia Lawyers Violation 18.2-57.2

Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-57.2 punishes as a Class 6 felony any act of simple assault or assault and battery against a family or household member where it is proved the defendant had two or more prior convictions for assault and battery of a family member within a period of 20 years. The statute does not alter the common law definition of assault and battery.
  • A common law assault occurs when an assailant engages in an overt act intended to inflict bodily harm and has the present ability to inflict such harm or engages in an overt act intended to place the victim in fear or apprehension of bodily harm and creates such reasonable fear or apprehension in the victim. Assault and battery is the least touching of another, willfully or in anger. A defendant does not have to intend to do harm; a battery may also be done in a spirit of rudeness or insult. The touching need not result in injury. A touching is not unlawful if the person consents or if the touching is justified or excused. An intentional touching which was not justified or excused is a battery.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Prince William Richmond Loudoun Virginia Beach Fredericksburg Lynchburg.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

Article written by A Sris
Click to Chat

Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.