Assault is when an individual threatens or engages in an action that places another individual in fear of harm or injury. Battery involves actual physical contact, such as striking or touching with the intent to cause bodily harm. Assault/battery confrontations can range from a fist fight to an ordeal involving a deadly weapon. Depending on the details of your charges, you make be facing steep penalties that can negatively affect your future.
At The Wiseman Law Firm, we have over 15 years of experience defending clients against criminal charges. Attorney Simon Wiseman is a former Florida prosecutor who has an insider's perspective on the criminal court systems and how to defend complex charges. Talk to our Orlando assault and battery attorney to learn more about our aggressive, strategic defenses.
We can defend against a wide range of assault/battery charges, including:
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Penalties for assault and battery charges depend on the circumstances of your charge, your prior record, whether the victim belonged to a special class of victims such as a public official, and other relevant considerations.
Consequences of an assault/battery charge:
We can review all the elements of your case during a free initial consultation in person or over the phone. Our attorney has been successful at securing dismissed charges or getting them deferred into a pre-trial diversion program, which allows your charges to be dismissed once you complete the terms of the program.
If you would like to learn more about your defenses, contact us at (407) 708-9127.