Assault And Battery Are Two Serious Charges
There are many situations in which someone could find himself or herself facing assault and battery charges. The fact is that most people may not realize the broad definitions of assault and battery:
- Assault — Is the intentional communication of a threat of an unwanted and imminent physical contact. An assault arrest may occur through an act as simple as yelling at another driver in traffic. If the other person feels threatened, it can be assault.
- Battery — Is the unwanted and intentional physical contact with another, which may or may not cause an injury. The contact can be minimal and still constitute a battery arrest.
If you have been charged with assault or assault and battery, you need to take the situation very seriously. If not handled properly, these cases can have negative consequences. A conviction for one of these charges begins to accumulate a record of violent crime.
At The Holman Law Firm, our Pensacola assault and battery defense lawyer, John M. Kvartek, can help you successfully defend against these charges. We know that many people facing these charges are good people who may have stumbled into a difficult situation. We will work to ensure that the court understands your side of the facts and that your rights are protected.
Experienced Domestic Violence Defense
Domestic violence is a charge that carries a wide range of penalties that can take effect even before a conviction occurs. Living under the conditions of a temporary restraining order can be difficult. Our experience in dealing with assault and battery arrests includes domestic violence.
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If you are facing assault, battery, or domestic violence charges, you need to take the steps necessary to ensure that you are protected. Securing the representation of a criminal defense attorney who has extensive experience is a smart first step. When the quality of representation truly matters, turn to the lawyers at The Holman Law Firm, proudly serving Northwest Florida for 3 decades. To schedule a free initial consultation, call toll free at 850-435-6909 or simply contact us online.
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