Law Office of Daniel Jensen, P.C.

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All consultation appointments will be offered out of our Santa Clara office only.

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What’s the difference between simple assault and aggravated assault?

In California, the distinction between simple assault and aggravated assault might best be understood in terms of intent and extent of damage. For an assault, a person might simply threaten harm or impose minor bodily harm. For an aggravated assault, one must have used a weapon to commit harm or had the intent to commit a serious crime, such as rape. Both charges are extremely serious and can carry hefty legal penalties if a person is convicted, making it important to get a skilled criminal defense lawyer on your side.

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