Bakersfield Battery Attorney
What is Battery?
Battery is the act of unlawfully harming or causing injury to another person. Battery is often charged in association with assault or domestic violence. Assault and battery is the threat and then action of violence against another person. Depending upon the circumstances, battery can be charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor crime.
Contact the Bakersfield criminal defense attorney at our firm today to discuss the circumstances of your case and devise a defense strategy for your case.
What are the Penalties for Battery?
A conviction can have very serious consequences, and you could face jail or prison time, fines, as well as mandatory counseling. If you have children, a conviction could affect visitation and other issues involving custody.
If you are charged with battery in association with domestic violence, your charges may be enhanced and you could be more serious consequences, including extended jail time and fines. When facing battery charges, you need an aggressive attorney with extensive trial experience that is willing to fight for you and your cause both in and out of court.
Bakersfield Battery Lawyer
As a former prosecutor, our lead attorney has an insight into the criminal justice system that can be of great value in defending against charges of battery. There is no perfect case, and our legal team will review all the evidence to identify the flaws in the case. As the damage to your personal and professional life can be extensive if you are convicted, you have confidence that our firm will be fighting for you at every turn. At Humphrey & Thompson, our firm has decades of legal experience and offers the highest level of legal counsel to those facing criminal accusations in violent crimes.
Contact the Bakersfield battery lawyer at our firm if you are facing battery charges. We may be able to help you avoid conviction.