Laws regarding Assault & Battery on California Process Servers
According to Penal Code 241. (a) & (c), when a misdemeanor assault is committed against a process server and the individual knows or should reasonably know that the person is a process server, the assault is punishable by a fine up to $2,000 or imprisonment in a county jail for up to one year or a combination of both. Penal Code 243. (a) designates that a battery committed against a process server is punishable by the same fine and imprisonment terms as listed above.