Assault in the Fourth Degree is intentional, non-consensual offensive touching, striking, cutting, shooting or act intentionally creating reasonable apprehension of imminent bodily injury or act intentionally attempting to cause such injury. Assault in the fourth degree can be charged in any situation where the facts meet the statutory elements in RCW 9A.36.041
Classification: Gross Misdemeanor. A gross misdemeanor offense carries up to a maximum sentence of 364 days in jail and a $5,000 fine. If the alleged victim is a family member, roommate or intimate partner a domestic violence designation may attach implicating firearm rights and triggering additional penalties.
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