Battery – Lafayette Criminal Defense Lawyers
McCoy Law is a practiced firm in criminal cases with the experience you need to help in battery cases. Our firm understands the effects that such serious charges can have on your life, and we are there to provide you with swift and decisive legal support. We will review the evidence and provide the best legal strategy to provide a satisfactory outcome. To learn how we can help you, contact our office today to schedule a consultation.
Battery Charges an Individual can Face
There are several different charges of battery which an individual can face. A few of these cases include;
Simple Battery – When a person uses unlawful force to the body of another person with the intent of causing physical harm.
Battery – When an individual initiates contact with another individual, causing visible bodily harm or physical harm.
Aggravated Battery – This form of battery is categorized by an individual who maliciously and intentionally causes bodily harm on another individual.
Civil Battery – This refers to an intentional tort. The battery of tort encompasses the same elements required in the case of criminal battery without the presence of malicious or criminal intent. To commit civil battery, the perpetrator only must make contact with the other party without permission. A person can be charged for civil battery even if they have no intention of committing a wrongful act or harming another person.
If you or someone you know needs representation in cases involving battery, contact the experienced, knowledgeable Lafayette Criminal Defense Lawyers at McCoy law and schedule a consultation.