Assault and Battery
Assault and Battery are two of the most common violent criminal offenses. Depending on the degree of harm inflicted, who the victim is, whether a deadly weapon was used, and other various factors, Criminal Assault may be charged as a misdemeanor or felony. Generally though, an Assault refers to a threat of violence. This threat may be plainly stated, or implied by a person's actions. Battery is an actual violent act which causes physical harm. Assault and Battery charges covers acts that can range from spitting and slapping to inflicting serious injury. Criminal acts related to Assault and Battery include:
- Simple Assault
- Aggravated Assault
- Assault with a Deadly Weapon
- Felony Battery
- Aggravated Battery
The Law Offices of Whittel & Melton, LLC is dedicated to defending Assault and Battery charges. If you or someone you love has been charged with Assault or Battery, contact us online or call 1-866-608-5LAW (5529), we are ready to help.
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