Modesto, CA asked in Criminal Law for California

Q: I pressed charges on my ex boyfriend last week for DV. Before they could arrest him, he had women calling threats to me

Today I was assaulted with about 40 kicks and punches to my head and face I told her that I have a heart condition and she said I hope you die and continued to assault me. What would be the charges.

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John Karas
John Karas
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Temecula, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Battery at a minimum. PC 242 which is a misdemeanor with up to six months in jail.

If you suffered serious bodily injuries, PC 243(d) which can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony with up to 1 yr (misdemeanor) to 2-4 years in jail (felony).

Report the matter to the local police.

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