Cedar Rapids OWI Lawyer: What is simple assault?
Simple assault in Iowa is a statutory criminal violation punishable by fines ranging from $65 to $650 and jail up to 30 days. Simple assault can be committed in a number of ways including:
Any act which is intended to cause pain or injury to, or which is intended to result in physical contact which will be insulting or offensive to another, coupled with the apparent ability to execute the act.
Any act which is intended to place another in fear or immediate physical contact which will be painful, injurious, insulting, or offensive, coupled with the apparent ability to execute the act.
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