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Assault with the Intent to Commit a Felony

Assault with the Intent to Commit a Felony

Some California charges seem strange. Assault with the intent to commit a felony is one of those charges. The name suggests that a person deliberately wanted to seriously hurt another. The confusion is that it sounds premeditated, even though many people associate the word assault with a spontaneous, unplanned burst of violence. The other reason […]

Understanding the Difference Between Infractions, Misdemeanors, and Felonies

California Bail Bonds and Felony Arrests

The justice system labels crimes as infractions, misdemeanors, and felonies. While these different categories of legal offenses have been around for a long time, very few people who aren’t directly connected to law enforcement or criminal lawfully understand how each type of crime is different.’ Infractions People who are guilty of an infraction have technically […]