Assault and Battery
We Protect Your Rights
If you’re accused of Assault and Battery, the attorneys at Triton Legal PLC carefully consider whether you were justifiably accused or if you were exercising your right to self-defense. The distinction between battery and self-defense is important. If convicted of Assault and Battery, you could face up to 93 days in jail plus court and probationary costs.
Hiring an effective attorney in Assault and Battery cases ensures that you aren’t railroaded into pleading guilty to something you either did not do, or had a legal right to do. We defend your right to defend yourself and your family.
What’s the difference between Assault and Battery?
- Assault is putting someone in fear of being battered.
- If you swing your fist at someone, but don’t hit them, it may be considered an assault.
- Battery is making unwanted contact with another person.
- The aggressor does not have authority or permission for the contact.
- If you swing your fist at someone and make contact, then it may be considered a battery.