Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon

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Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon

Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (ABDW) is governed by Massachusetts General Laws chapter 265 section 15A.  It is a felony carrying a maximum penalty of 10 years in state prison or 2.5 in the house of corrections and/or a fine of $5,000.  

However, as with Assault and Battery, the vulnerability of the victim (e.g. a child or an elderly person) or the severity of the injury can make the potential penalty higher.

If you have been accused of Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon in Massachusetts, give us a call at 617-906-6268 to schedule a free consultation.

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