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Domestic Violence - Domestic Battery: California Penal Code Section 243(e)(1)

In Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Napa, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka The Basics Domestic battery is its own crime with its own requirements and carries a punishment greater than simple battery. The increased punishment has been established in recognition of ...

Battery on a Peace Officer: California Penal Code 243(b) and 243(c)(2)

In Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Napa, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka The Basics Battery on a peace officer is the crime of simple battery committed on a peace officer. A “Peace officer” typically means a law enforcement officer acting in his or ...

Assault with a Firearm: California Penal Code Section 245(a)(2)

In Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Napa, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka The Basics of a PC 245(a)(2) As the name implies, assault with a firearm is the crime of simple assault committed with a deadly weapon. This means that the details of the law behind assault ...

Assault with a Deadly Weapon: California Penal Code Section 245(a)(1)

In Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Napa, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka The Basics As the name implies, assault with a deadly weapon - sometimes referred to as an "ADW" is (1) a simple assault (2) that includes the use of a deadly weapon. Because ...

Battery With Serious Bodily Injury: California Penal Code Section 243(d)

In Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Napa, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka The Basics If a simple battery leads to a sufficiently serious injury, you may be charged with battery with serious bodily injury. A Closer Look: Background Notes What does "serious ...

Battery: California Penal Code Section 242

In Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Napa, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka The Basics This chapter is about battery in its most basic form and what is sometimes referred to as "simple battery." [1] By definition, if you commit a simple battery, you also ...

Assault: California Penal Code Section 240

In Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Napa, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka The Basics This article is about assault in its most basic form. It is sometimes referred to as "simple assault." [1] Crimes like assault with a deadly weapon and assault with a ...

Resisting Arrest: California Penal Code Section 148

Attorney for Santa Rosa, San Rafael, Napa, Lakeport, Ukiah and Eureka The Basics California Penal Code §148(a)(1) or " resisting arrest " is divided into two parts. The first section addresses interfering with, resisting or obstructing ...
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