Greensboro assault attorney, Chad Garrett, clears up misconceptions regarding Habitual (Felony) Assaults.
This felony charge caused much confusion and distress, as it is a misdemeanor charge that the prosecution elevates to a felony.
Habitual misdemeanor assault requires two or more prior felonies or misdemeanor assaults within 15 years of the offense date. If the defendant commits an assault under N.C.G.S. 14-33, and actually causes physical injury, or an assault under N.C.G.S. 14-34 (assault by pointing a gun), they may be punished as a Class H felon.
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