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Are there different types of assault charges?

California law regards assault and battery as being separate offenses with various different levels of severity and charges. For instance, there is simple assault, domestic violence, aggravated assault, motor vehicle assault, and sexual assault. Depending on which charge you are facing, the penalties for conviction can range. You might have to pay fines, or you could be facing a restraining order. Also, jail time is a common consequence of an assault conviction, which could amount to up to 10 years in jail.

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