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When Do Nevada Courts Consider Assault and Battery Felonies?

People often get confused about the definitions of and differences between assault and battery charges. Assault is defined as an attempt to use physical force against someone else or intentionally making another person fear the threat of immediate bodily harm. By comparison, battery is defined as actually using physical force against another person. However, under Read More

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Assault and Battery: The Differences in Nevada

In late September 2013, Reno police arrested a man for shooting a woman in the arm at the Overland Hotel. He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and battery, among other offenses. Assault and battery are two offences that seem to always go together, but they mean two different things: Assault: You commit Read More

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