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An arrest in South Carolina is a serious matter. A criminal conviction is a situation that can result in the loss of your job, the loss of your license, having to pay a fine, or even facing jail time. Defending yourself from the penalties and consequences of a criminal conviction can be a difficult and confusing process. Speak to Aaron De Bruin about how he can help defend you.

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Assault Charges

Convicted for Assault

A conviction of assault could have serious ramifications. Depending on the severity of the offense, a conviction may be either a misdemeanor or a felony. A potential employer who receives a record of your criminal background will see an assault conviction.

Aaron De Bruin represents clients who have been charged with assault-related crimes. When you are facing criminal charges, it can be beneficial to have an attorney represent you in order to best defend your rights.

South Carolina Penalties for Assault & Battery: In South Carolina, assault and battery may be charged either as a felony or misdemeanor, depending on the particular facts of the case. Assaults are categorized between first, second, third degree, or aggravated assault. Aggravated assault is a charge above first degree assault. In South Carolina, if a person is convicted of assault and battery, they could potentially face:

Aggravated Assault: A felony conviction and imprisonment up to 20 years

First Degree Assault: A felony conviction and up to ten years imprisonment

Second Degree Assault: A misdemeanor conviction and a fine up to $2,500, imprisonment up to three years, or both

Third Degree Assault: A misdemeanor conviction and a fine up to $500, imprisonment up to 30 days, or both

If you have been charged with assault or battery, contact Aaron De Bruin to learn more about our assault defense attorney services.

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Aaron De Bruin

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