What is the definition of mayhem?

The definition of mayhem refers to serious assaults on individuals that leave a lasting physical impact. Additionally, a person convicted of aggravated mayhem – a felony – can receive a sentence of up to life in prison with the possibility of parole. Punishments for the crime of mayhem will vary by state. Enter your ZIP code below to speak with a local attorney about your state laws.

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UPDATED: Jul 15, 2021

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