Legal Summaries

7 11, 2023

Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm (ABH) | Can you get a caution for ABH?

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Assault occasioning actual bodily harm, commonly known as ABH, is a more serious form of assault, one step higher than common assault and battery, but less serious than GBH and wounding. For information about common assault and battery, please see our Fact Sheet on the topic: Common Assault and Battery: What is a common

4 11, 2023

Common Assault and Battery: What is a common assault and battery charge?

By |November 4th, 2023|Tags: , , |

There are four main categories of assault offences, excluding the most serious of violence related offences: murder and manslaughter. These are: common assault and battery assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH) unlawful wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm (GBH) Wounding or causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent. In this article we will look