Contact Us and Get the Defense you Deserve.

LocationOur Location

212 West Cervantes Street

Pensacola, FL 32501

criminal attorney logo

Gulf Breeze ➔ Pensacola ➔ Pace
Assault
Elite Defense Attorney Jason Cromey, ESQ.

criminal attorney consultation Consultation

Call Us (850) 378-3001
Call Us (888) 621-1908

Assault

The Law in Plain English -

Pensacola ➔ Gulf Breeze ➔ Pace
Top Assault Defense Attorney Jason Cromey, Esq. on:

Assault: F.S. 784.011

Need help? Read more about Assault Defense Attorney Jason Cromey, Esq.

A ssault is defined in Florida Statute § 784.011. It is basically proven the same way as aggravated assault, the only difference being that it does not involve the use of a deadly weapon or a plan to commit a felony:

  1. The defendant intentionally and unlawfully threatened, either by word or act, to do violence to the victim.
  2. At the time, the defendant appeared to have the ability to carry out the threat.
  3. The act of the defendant created in the mind of a victim a well-founded fear that the violence was about to take place.

Assault, or simple assault, is a second degree misdemeanor, which means that if convicted of this crime you could be looking at doing sixty (60) days in the county jail. Two months in jail can cost you your job, your home, and more.

Legal Topics

Need some legal assistance? Let's have a chat!