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The Differences Between Assault, Battery & Aggravated Assault

Posted on: 16 June, 2021

Defining Assault, Battery & Aggravated Assault Under NC Law Despite some similarities, there are distinct differences between assault, battery, and aggravated assault that can significantly impact your sentencing. Each crime is explicitly defined by North Carolina state law, and depending...

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The Difference Between Theft, Larceny, Burglary & Robbery

Posted on: 25 June, 2020

Although the terms theft, larceny, burglary, and robbery are often used interchangeably by the public, each has a distinct meaning that describes how the crime was committed, the type of crime, and the legal consequences. Burglary and robbery, for instance,...

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