Unfairly Accused Of Assault? Steps You Need To Take
Being accused of a crime is a very scary thing for most Americans. It's even scarier when you have been accused of an assault you're not guilty of. Unfortunately, this happens more often than it should, and it can be very difficult to defend yourself and your reputation. If you find yourself in this situation, here's what you need to know. What Constitutes Assault? The legal definition can vary from state to state or different jurisdictions, but basically, an assault only must contain a threat of causing harm; it does not need to include actual physical harm for someone to be charged with this crime.