Have You Been Charged With Assault and/or Battery?
Violent crimes can be treated very severely in the State of Florida depending
on the circumstances. Assault & Battery is one of those crimes. There
are many factors involved in a violent crime being committed. Any time
there is an altercation, you will have differing points of view from all
parties involved. There may be witnesses who observed the assault, and
it would be vital to obtain their version of the incident as soon as possible
after the event, while it is still fresh in their memory. An experienced
attorney at Bogle Law will conduct a methodical review of all of the evidence
gathered by law enforcement. We will attempt to challenge any evidence
produced in order to possibly reduce or even have your charges dismissed.
By definition, the crime of Assault is considered to be attempting or
threatening to cause harm to someone while the crime of Battery is actual
physical harm or violence carried out on someone. Assault and Battery
is commonly what someone who has harmed another is charged with following
an assault. If you are charged with Assault and Battery it may be filed
as either a misdemeanor or a felony. The more severe the assault, the
more likely it will be charged as a felony. People who commit assault
and battery may or may not use a weapon to coerce or intimidate the other
individual. When a person uses a weapon during the commission of a crime,
certain enhancements may apply to the criminal charges and sentencing.
When a person is convicted of assault and battery, he/she may be punished
with time in jail, fines, restitution, community service, probation, and
court ordered counseling.
An Assault and Battery charge can lead to serious consequences for you.
It is not a matter that can be handled without the knowledge and experience of a
Florida criminal defense lawyer criminal defense lawyer to defend against those charges. Bogle Law reviews
all types of violent crime cases including Assault & Battery. There
are defenses that a skilled attorney can provide for you that can lessen
the chances of your being convicted. There could very well be compelling
evidence showing that you might have been acting in self defense.
Experienced Criminal Trial Attorney
If you live in Charlotte County, South Sarasota County or Arcadia and have
been arrested for Assault & Battery, contact Defense Attorney Tauna
R. Bogle P.A. She is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Attorney and a former
Tauna will review all evidence against you and conduct an investigation
as needed. Due to the urgency of the charges, we highly recommend you
contact our office quickly so that we may begin our strategy for your
defense and protect your rights.
Recently arrested for assault & battery? Don’t delay;
contact Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer Tauna R. Bogle, P.A. for a free initial consultation.