Assault and Battery - Criminal Lawyers

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What is Assault and Battery?

A Battery is any physical contact with another person, to which that other person has not consented. An Assault is an attempt to commit a battery.

If You are Accused of Assault and Battery

There are serious consequences for a Criminal Assault and Battery Conviction:

You Can Also be Held Civilly Liable to the Victim in a Private Lawsuit

You may be forced to pay for the victims:

Likelihood of any of the above consequences depends on the following factors:

What are Some Defenses to an Assault and Battery Charge?

Possible defenses to an assault and battery charge include:

Accused of an Assault and Battery?

If you are accused of an Assault and Battery, you should speak to a criminal defense attorney immediately to learn more about your rights, your defenses, and the complicated legal system.

Victims of an Assault and Battery

If you are a victim of an Assault and Battery, you should call the police. If there is sufficient evidence, the police will then forward your case to the District Attorney's office to prosecute the person who committed the assault and battery against you.
 

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Last Modified: 12-23-2013 12:32 PM PST

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