Aggravated Assault with a Motor Vehicle — Louisiana

New Orleans Assault Criminal Defense Attorney   Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- New Orleans Premiere Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Clients in Orleans Parish, St. Tammany Parish, St. John Parish, St. James Parish, St. Bernard Parish, St. Charles Parish, Assumption Parish, Tangipahoa Parish, Terrebonne Parish, Plaquemines Parish and Jefferson Parish.     Aggravated Assault with a Motor Vehicle Upon a Peace Officer -- La RS 14:37.6 A.  Aggravated assault with a motor vehicle upon a peace officer is an assault committed with a motor vehicle upon a peace officer acting in the course and scope of his duties. B.  For the [...]

Aggravated Assault with a Firearm — Louisiana

    Louisiana Law for Aggravated Assault with a Firearm -- La R.S. 14:37.4 Aggravated assault with a firearm is an assault committed with firearm. "Firearm" is defined as an instrument used in the propulsion of shot, shell, or bullets by the action of gunpowder exploded within it. Penalty Whoever commits an aggravated assault with a firearm shall be fined not more than $10,000, or imprisoned for not more than 10 years, with or without hard labor, or both. Aggravated Assault with a Firearm is a Crime of Violence under La Revised Statutes.   Legal Assistance If you or a loved one has [...]

Aggravated Assault upon a Peace Officer with a Firearm — Louisiana

    Aggravated Assault upon a Peace Officer with a Firearm  --  La R.S. 14:37.2   Aggravated assault upon a peace officer with a firearm is an assault committed upon a peace officer who is acting in the course and scope of his duties with a firearm. Whoever commits an aggravated assault upon a peace officer with a firearm shall be fined not more than $5,000, or imprisoned for 1 to 10 years, with or without hard labor, or both.   Aggravated Assault upon a Peace Officer with a Firearm is a Crime of Violence under La Revised Statutes. Elizabeth B. Carpenter, Esq. -- [...]

Assault By Drive-By Shooting — Louisiana

  Assault By Drive-by Shooting -- La R.S. 14:37.1 Assault by drive-by shooting is an assault committed with a firearm when an offender uses a motor vehicle to facilitate the assault. Whoever commits an assault by drive-by shooting shall be imprisoned for 1 to 5 years, with or without hard labor, and without benefit of suspension of sentence. "Drive-by shooting" means the discharge of a firearm from a motor vehicle on a public street or highway with the intent either to kill, cause harm to, or frighten another person. Assault by a drive-by shooting is a Crime of Violence under La Revised Statutes. [...]

Aggravated Assault — Louisiana

  What is Aggravated Assault in Louisiana?   Aggravated Assault -- La R.S. 14:37 Aggravated assault is an assault committed with a dangerous weapon.  Of course, this includes assault with a weapon, such as a knife.  However, Louisiana Law states that any object that could be used to inflict serious harm on another person is considered a dangerous weapon.  This best example of this is a wine bottle.   What is the penalty for aggravated assault? Whoever commits an aggravated assault shall be fined not more than $1000 or imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both.    If [...]

Assault / Simple Assault — Louisiana

  What Is Criminal Assault Louisiana -- La R.S. 14:36 Assault is an attempt to commit a battery, or the intentional placing of another in reasonable apprehension of receiving a battery.   Simple Assault -- La. R.S. 14:38 Simple assault is an assault committed without a dangerous weapon, i.e. a hand. Whoever commits a simple assault shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars, or imprisoned for not more than ninety days, or both.   Related Posts Aggravated Assault Simple Battery   Legal Assistance If you are facing an assault charge, you need an experienced New Orleans battery and assault [...]