Assault & Battery

Assault & battery charges are to be taken very seriously, especially if you have been arrested as a result of an A&B. Although many times and assault and battery charge hinges on a he said/she said situation, you do not want to take allegations of assault and battery lightly.

More often than not, charges of assault and battery will proceed with a clerk magistrate’s hearing where an aggressive criminal defense attorney will fight to prevent a criminal complaint from issuing. It is at this stage, that you will want to do everything possible to prevent formal charges from being brought Once a complaint issues, you will have a permanent record and will have to defend against a criminal complaint with the possibility of a criminal trial to resolve the matter.

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