Aggravated Battery — Louisiana

New Orleans Battery Defense Attorney Aggravated Battery -- La RS 14:34 Aggravated battery is a battery committed with a dangerous weapon. Penalty and Sentencing This is a felony and a crime of violence. Whoever commits an aggravated battery shall be fined not more than Five Thousand Dollars, imprisoned with or without hard labor for not more than 10 years, or both. At least one year of the sentence imposed shall be served without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence if the offender knew or should have known that the victim is an active member of the United States [...]

Second Degree Battery / Aggravated Second Degree Battery – Louisiana

Second Degree Battery -- La RS 14:34.1 Under Louisiana, Second degree battery is a felony and also a crime of violence. It is defined as a battery when the offender intentionally inflicts serious bodily injury; however, this provision shall not apply to a medical provider who has obtained the consent of a patient. Definitions (1) "Active member of the United States Armed Forces" shall mean an active member of the United States Army, the United States Marine Corps, the United States Navy, the United States Air Force, the United States Coast Guard, or the National Guard. (2) "Disabled veteran" [...]

Overview of Battery Laws in Louisiana

New Orleans Battery Attorney Battery Defined -- 14:33 Battery is the intentional use of force or violence upon the person of another; or the intentional administration of a poison or other noxious liquid or substance to another. Simple Battery -- La R.S. 14:35 Simple battery is a battery committed without the consent of the victim. Whoever commits a simple battery shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than 6 months, or both. Aggravated Battery -- La RS 14:34 Aggravated battery is a battery committed with a dangerous weapon. This crime is a felony. Whoever commits [...]

Disarming of a Police Officer — Louisiana

New Orleans 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.     Disarming of a Police Officer -- La RS 14:34.6 Disarming of a peace officer is committed when an offender, through use of force or threat of force, and without the consent of the peace officer, takes possession of any law enforcement equipment from the person of a peace officer or [...]

Battery of the Infirm — Louisiana

  Simple Battery of the Infirm -- 14:35.2 Battery of the Infirm is a battery committed against an infirm, disabled, or aged person who is incapable of consenting to the battery due to either of the following:   (1)  Advanced age. (2)  Unsoundness of mind, stupor, abnormal condition of the mind, or other mental or developmental disability, regardless of the age of the victim.   "Infirm, Disabled, or Aged Person" includes but is not limited to any individual who is a resident of a nursing home, mental retardation facility, mental health facility, hospital, or other residential facility, or any individual [...]

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