Month: February 2016

Aggravated Assault – Does a Reasonable Person Standard Apply for the Well-Founded Fear Element?

Aggravated assault is an assault with a deadly weapon without intent to kill. § 784.021(1)(a), Fla. Stat. (2014). To prove the crime of aggravated assault, the State must prove the following four elements beyond a reasonable doubt: 1) the defendant intentionally and unlawfully threatened, either by word or act, to do violence to the victim; Read More …