A felonious assault charge is one of the worst charges a person can be charged with – each felonious assault conviction can carry with it between 2 and 8 years in prison. If there is a gun involved you could be looking at a mandatory of sentence between 8 years and 14 years. It is important that you hire a professional criminal defense attorney to defend you from these charges. If you are serious about your defense call us at (330) 510-5668 for a confidential, pressure free consultation.
Felonious Assault, in Ohio, is defined as:
(A) No person shall knowingly do either of the following:
(1) Cause serious physical harm to another or to another’s unborn;
(2) Cause or attempt to cause physical harm to another or to another’s unborn by means of a deadly weapon or dangerous ordnance.
(B) No person, with knowledge that the person has tested positive as a carrier of a virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, shall knowingly do any of the following:
(1) Engage in sexual conduct with another person without disclosing that knowledge to the other person prior to engaging in the sexual conduct;
(2) Engage in sexual conduct with a person whom the offender knows or has reasonable cause to believe lacks the mental capacity to appreciate the significance of the knowledge that the offender has tested positive as a carrier of a virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome;
(3) Engage in sexual conduct with a person under eighteen years of age who is not the spouse of the offender.