Abington Township, PA. DUI, Drug, Assault Criminal Defense Attorney – Keith McAndrews Legal
Abington Township is a township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States, adjacent to Philadelphia’s northern fringe. The population was 55,310 as of the 2010 census, making it the second most populous township in Montgomery County (following Lower Merion Township). The population density is 3603.3 per square mile, making it the second most densely populated township in Montgomery County (following Cheltenham Township).
Aggravated Assault and Simple Assault in Pennsylvania
Assault is a very serious crime in Pennsylvania. Penalties can range from large fines to serving prison time. If you have been charged with an assault crime in Pennsylvania, contact the legal team at Keith McAndrews Legal.
The team at Keith McAndrews Legal legal team will give you information regarding your rights and will plan your defense strategy. Your attorney can help you with:
- Getting your case dismissed.
- Your acquittal.
- Avoiding a lengthy sentence.
Aggravated assault can be classified as first or second degree or a felony. A second-degree aggravated assault conviction, which refers to aggravated assault that did not cause serious injury to the victim, can result in a fine of up to $25,000 and a sentence in prison for up to 10 years. First-degree felony is when there was serious injury to the victim. This is more serious and the defendant can face a $25,000 fine and a 20 year prison sentence.
The two assault types in the state of Pennsylvania are aggravated assault and simple assault.
- Simple assault is when a person commits an assault when he inflicts physical injury on another person.
- Aggravated assault is the intention to inflict serious bodily injury on another person. This also includes assaulting someone with a deadly weapon.