Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Pennsylvania

Q: I had punched this girl in the face Tht was 16 maybe even 17 I am 23 n she pressed charges on whn I go to court am

I Gonna get locked up for it ?? Mind u this is the first thing I ever did Tht was bad my background is clean please help

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Cary B. Hall

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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Norristown, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: No idea - and I just answered a *very* similar question on here. Sounds like it should be a probation case, but you never know and it depends what you're charged with. Aggravated assault is a felony; simple assault is a misdemeanor. Two very different animals, and the punishments for each differ greatly as well.

If you're in the southeastern part of Pennsylvania, feel free to contact me offsite to further discuss your case. You need to talk to a good criminal defense attorney ASAP to minimize the criminal impact to you. Best of luck to you.

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