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Assault & Battery of a High & Aggravated Nature

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Assault & Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature (ABHAN)

ABHAN is a felony in South Carolina which has serious consequences. A person commits the offense of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature if the person unlawfully injures another person, and causes great bodily injury to another person as a result; or the act is accomplished by means likely to produce death or great bodily injury. Upon conviction, a person found guilty of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature (ABHAN) is guilty of a felony must be imprisoned for not more than twenty years.

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