Assault, Penal Code 240
If you have been charged with Assault, contact Los Angeles Criminal Defense
Attorney, Robert M. Bernstein today.
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.