Aggravated assault is an attempt to cause serious bodily injury to another or to cause serious bodily injury purposely, knowingly or recklessly, with an extreme indifference to the value of human life. Aggravated assault also occurs when a person attempts to cause or purposely or knowingly causes bodily injury to another with a deadly weapon.
Generally, a victim doesn't need to be injured or harmed for a battery to have occurred, so long as an offensive contact is involved. In a classic example, spitting on an individual doesn't physically injure them, but it nonetheless can constitute offensive contact sufficient for a battery.
Crime victim compensation is a government program to reimburse victims of violent crimes- such as assault, homicide, rape, and, in some states, burglary - as well as their families for many of their out-of-pocket expenses. Every state has a crime victim compensation program.
Discriminatory Abuse Discriminatory abuse exists when values, beliefs or culture result in a misuse of power that denies opportunity to some groups or individuals. It can be a feature of any form of abuse of an adult, but can also be motivated because of age, gender, sexuality, disability, religion, class, culture, language, race or ethnic origin.
False imprisonment is the restraining of a person against his will without transporting him to another location. This illegal confinement violates an individual’s right to be free from restraint, and may give the victim a claim in civil court, in addition to any criminal charges which may apply.
Most courts refuse to convict a defendant of robbery if the victim was unaware of any use of force, but the defendant may be charged with larceny or theft. Larceny and theft generally are a matter of state law. Congress maintains a few federal laws regarding thefts that have federal implications.
Motor vehicle theft involves the unlawful taking or attempted taking of a motor vehicle. Motor vehicle theft is a form of larceny, but because of its frequency and seriousness the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Uniform Crime Report (UCR) treats it as a separate category. Motor vehicle thefts ...
Child neglect is defined as a type of maltreatment related to the failure to provide needed, age-appropriate care. Unlike physical and sexual abuse, neglect is usually typified by an ongoing pattern of inadequate care and is readily observed by individuals in close contact with the child.
Verbal abuse signs are your observations about the person who is verbally abusive towards you. Things the verbal abuser does and says that affect your thinking, beliefs, or emotions. Verbal abuse Things the verbal abuser does and says that affect your thinking, beliefs, or emotions.