The most common violent crime is the abuse. In the case of abuse, the perpetrator uses violence against another person or several people. The victim can report this and the Public Prosecution Service can decide to prosecute the perpetrator. There are different types of abuse: Severe abuse Abuse resulting in death Sexual abuse Child abuse Animal abuse Elder abuse If you have to appear in court, you will face a high penalty. A Portland criminal lawyer can limit the negative consequences for you as much as possible and take care of your defense.
The assault attorney from the criminal law firm in Portland at Mark C. Cogan, P.C. are specialized in violent crimes and can, therefore, assist you in your defense with the judiciary, also pro bono. Abuse – Criminal Code Abuse is punishable under Article 300 of the Criminal Code. Abuse is the deliberate infliction of injury or pain or other harm against the body of a person. When your action has been aimed at inflicting serious physical injury on someone, they are referred to as serious abuse. The difference between injury and serious physical injury depends on the generally valid healing time. The most severely punished is mistreatment with premeditation, resulting in death. If you have been harmed get in contact with an assault attorney Portland as soon as you can.