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Category: Assault

Assault And Battery Laws in Arizona: An Overview

Posted on October 28, 2020 in Assault

Assault and battery is a serious criminal charge. The laws related to assault and battery vary by state. Some states combine the acts of threatening a person and causing physical harm to constitute assault and battery. Other states separate the acts into two different criminal offenses. Under Arizona laws, there is not a separate offense…
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Aggravated Assaults, Homicides Surge 25 Percent in Phoenix

Posted on August 26, 2020 in Assault

According to the Phoenix Police Department, the first six months of 2020 saw both homicides and aggravated assaults up over 25% in the Phoenix area. Domestic violence has played a significant role in the increase, with twenty-four homicide cases linked to domestic violence in just the first six months of this year. 2019 saw ten…
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When Does Defending Yourself Become Assault?

Posted on April 23, 2019 in Assault

Generally, every individual has the right to self-defense in the face of an imminent threat of physical harm from another person. Every state has different self-defense laws, and it is essential for everyone to know their states’ laws when it comes to appropriate self-defense, types of self-defense, and what kind of defense is appropriate in…
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