Santa Clarita Assault and Battery Defense Lawyer
Assault and Battery Defense Lawyer in Santa Clarita
Although assault and battery are often paired together, each is actually separate and distinct crime with separate penalties and punishments, including but not limited to, fines and/or incarceration. Both assault and battery can be charged as misdemeanors or felonies, depending on the case. Battery can also become a civil matter that could cost you and your family even more. That's why it's so vital to contact an experienced Santa Clarita criminal defense lawyer for advice and insight into your assault and battery case.
What is Assault and Battery?
Assault can be legally defined as an unlawful threat of violence. Battery is often defined as unwanted touching or overt contact physical contact, with the intention of harming or disrespecting. And while bodily injury may result from assault and battery, injury is not required under the law for assault and battery charges to exist. In other words, one person threatening another person can lead to a charge of assault. A charge of battery, however, must involve an act of physically touching another person (with the body or other objects) the offender intends to harm. These charges are often brought against someone accused of domestic violence.
As you can see, assault and battery laws are extremely complex involving behavior and intent that can be both difficult to prove and challenging to defend. That's why, if you or a loved one was charged with assault and battery in Santa Clarita, don't hesitate to contact a Santa Clarita Assault and Battery Defense Attorney from The Law Offices of David M. Wallin for a free consultation regarding your case. Lawyers from the firm can evaluate your case, review any evidence against you, and develop a strong, pragmatic legal defense. We have 40 years of combined experienced in criminal defense law, and we are committed to defending our clients' rights throughout the entire legal process. You don't have to face these charges alone.
Contact a Santa Clarita assault and battery defense lawyer for a free consultation regarding your Santa Clarita assault and battery charge.
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