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Assault charges can include anything from simple assault to assault with a deadly weapon to manslaughter and even murder. The punishment for assault varies depending on the circumstances of the case. Simple assault and assault on a female are considered misdemeanors, while other assault charges such as assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury can be charged as a felony.  

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Have you heard of the "Knockout" game? It's the newest rite of passage for inner-city teens trying to earn their street cred. As far as I know, there have been no reports of any "Knockout" assaults in Beaufort or Carteret County. 

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Fair warning: This post is not about Carteret County Criminal Defense. 

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Situations in which it is appropriate to slap your lawyer on the butt:

 
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