AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES

What is AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES?

AGGRAVATING CIRCUMSTANCES is one of legal terms that means Circumstances occurring in commission of an offense which occur above and beyond the offense itself and which serve to increase offense’s guilt or enormity or add to its consequences. May increase sentence of individual convicted of offense. Compare mitigating circumstances.

 

source: www.pacourts.us/learn/legal-glossary

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