Assault and Battery Laws - Massachusetts
An assault and battery charge in Massachusetts has the potential to severely affect your life. Assault and battery can refer to a wide range of incidents and scenarios. Because so many types of incidents can fall under the umbrella of an assault and battery charge, the penalties for assault and battery conviction can vary from probation to 20 years in prison. Regardless of the situation, or whether it is a misdemeanor or felony charge, solid and experienced legal representation is a must if you are facing an assault and battery charge. Criminal lawyer Stephen M. Forlizzi can be the aggressive and dedicated advocate you need to minimize the impact any assault and battery charge may have on your life.
An assault charge can be filed without even touching another person. The threat of imminent violence can be all it takes. Any kind of contact without consent can warrant an assault charge. Battery is actual physical contact. In domestic violence situation, throwing an object across the room at your spouse can lead to an assault charge.
Types of Assault Charges in MA
There are various categories that are considered assault and battery and directly affect the possible defense and outcome of any case. Those categories include:
- Aggravated assault and battery
- Indecent assault and battery
- Assault and battery on a child
- Assault with intent to rob, murder, or commit another felony
- Assault and battery with a deadly weapon
- Other levels of assault and battery
We Will Protect Your Rights
Assault and battery cases can get complicated. The Law Office of Stephen M. Forlizzi takes the time to get to know the facts of each case. We will investigate what happened and work with you to devise a plan to help minimize the charge. This can help minimize the impact on your life. The Law Office of Stephen M. Forlizzi is dedicated to protecting the rights of anyone charged and will do everything we can to get the most favorable resolution for your case. Every Massachusetts citizen has the right to due process and deserves an advocate who will work tirelessly to present their side of the case. Call the Law Office of Stephen M. Forlizzi for a free consultation and to get an honest assessment of how we can help you put an assault and battery charge behind you.
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