Penalties for Assault in Michigan
Assault is defined as intentionally causing a threat or harm to another. These charges can either be classified as a misdemeanor or felony offense. Aggravated assault involves causing serious bodily injury without a weapon and it is classified as a misdemeanor. Assault with a dangerous weapon is classified as a felony offense and can carry much more serious consequences.
The penalties for assault may include the following:
- Assault: Up to 93 days in jail up to $500 in fines
- Aggravated assault: Up to a year in prison and up to $1,000 in fines
- Felony assault: Up to 4 years in prison and up to $2,000 in fines
- Felony assault with the intent to cause great bodily harm: Up to 10 years in prison and $5,000 in fines
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