Assault, Penal Code 240

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Assault, Penal Code § 240. An assault is an unlawful attempt, coupled with a present ability, to commit a violent injury on the person of another. Penalties for Assault may include up to six months in the county jail, a fine up to $1,000.00, and /or informal/summary probation for up to three years which may include a successful completion of a batterer’s program and/or community service.

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