What is the maximum sentence for assault in Nevada? For misdemeanor assault you could face up to six months in jail.
What is assault? Under Nevada law, “assault” requires intentionally making another person feel like they are about to be physically harmed. To be found guilty of assault, the government must prove that the defendant had the intention to commit the assault, and that the victim was aware of the assault while it was occurring.
What is battery? Under Nevada law “battery” is intentionally physically harming another person. To be found guilty of battery, the government must prove that the defendant had the intent to commit the battery and that the victim received physical force/touching by the defendant.
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