Virginia Class 1 Misdemeanor For Assault And Battery First Offense Fairfax Lawyers

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Rickman v. Commonwealth

Facts:

Appellant in Fairfax challenged his bench trial conviction for assault and battery against a family or household member in violation of Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-57.2, his third such conviction within 10 years, making it punishable as a Class 6 felony, contending the evidence was insufficient to establish the woman he was convicted of assaulting and battering was a family or household member.

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Virginia Class 1 Misdemeanor For Assault And Battery First Offense Fairfax Lawyers

Virginia Class 1 Misdemeanor For Assault And Battery First Offense Fairfax Lawyers

Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • Although the first and second offenses of assault and battery of a family or household member are punished as Class 1 misdemeanor in Virginia –the same punishment imposed for assault and battery on a non-family member who does not belong to any other special class–a third offense for assault and battery of a family or household member within 10 years is subject to heightened punishment as a Class 6 felony. Va. Code Ann. §§ 18.2-57, 18.2-57.2.
  • Any person who commits an assault and battery against a family or household member shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

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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.

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