Assault & Battery Lawyer in Florida
Assault and battery are among the most well-known violent crimes with which defendants are charged. And likewise, with most violent crimes, the conceivable results of a conviction for assault and/or battery are habitually significant. Assault and Battery refer to different acts. Assault is the threat of a battery against another, combined with an act towards committing the battery. Battery is the unlawful touching or striking of another against their will.
Defense attorneys at Greater Tampa Law P.L. recognize the seriousness of any violent crime charge. Our lawyers believe deeply in the cause of providing the best possible legal representation for our clients. You are entitled to nothing less under the Constitution.
Each charge carries a different punishment. You may be facing a simple misdemeanor or a felony which may carry up to a life sentence. It is vital that you understand the ramifications of the charges you are facing. Factors that contribute to your punishment include:
- How much bodily harm was inflicted
- If a weapon was used to inflict injury or threaten harm
- If the victim was vulnerable / unable to defend themselves
- If the threat or inflicted harm was a hate crime
- If the battery or assault occurred during the commission of another crime
If you’ve been accused of assault and battery or any other violent crime, you should speak to our defense attorneys immediately. Please call Greater Tampa Law P.L. today at (813) 444-2244.