Assault Related: Mayhem

Mayhem: Attorneys

Mayhem - Assault Offenses - Attorneys

Legal Definition:

Mayhem is a crime involving any intentional act done upon another person that is mutilating, disfiguring, or crippling.


Utah Code §76-5-102


2nd degree felony.


The accused is guilty of mayhem if they unlawfully and intentionally deprive a person of a member of a their body, or disables or renders it useless, or who cuts out or disables the tongue, puts out an eye, or slits the nose, ear, or lip.


A fine not to exceed $10,000, plus a 90% surcharge.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-301(1)(a), Utah Code Ann. §51-9-401)


The court may order the accused to pay restitution if convicted of this crime.
(Utah Code Ann. §77-38a-301)

DNA Specimen Analysis

A defendant convicted of a 2nd degree felony mayhem must provide a DNA specimen.
(Utah Code Ann. §53-10-403(2))


A term of imprisonment not less than 1 year nor more than 15 years.
(Utah Code Ann. §76-3-203(2))


A defendant convicted of mayhem may not posses, use or have control of a firearm or ammunition for life.
(18 U.S.C. §922(g)(9))

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