What Is Assault and Battery in Michigan?
Assault and battery charges result from the unlawful touching of one individual by another.
More specifically, “battery” refers to the actual touching of the individual and “assault” refers to the real and immediate threat of battery.
Assault and battery charges can even include situations in which an object is thrown at an individual.
Depending on the specific circumstances of your case, you may be facing misdemeanor or felony charges.
Felonious assault refers to assault that involves a dangerous weapon, such as a knife, gun, or another weapon.
In order to obtain a conviction, prosecutors are required to prove every element of felonious assault beyond a reasonable doubt.
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