Assault & Battery Attorney in Atlanta
What circumstances can result in a charge of assault and battery?
Although assault and battery are technically two separate offenses, people
are commonly charged with both crimes at once. Battery refers to the criminal
act of using force to physically harm another person, or threatening to
use force to physically harm another person. It is also considered battery
to touch another person against his/her will in a way that is offensive
or inappropriate. In many cases, battery is coupled with the act of assault.
Assault is defined as the unlawful act of threatening to use violence or
force against another person to make him/her comply. In the event that
a person uses a weapon to commit assault or battery, he/she can be charged
with felony aggravated assault or felony aggravated battery. Aggravated
assault & battery are very serious crimes that warrant much stricter
Dealing With Your Criminal Charges
The prosecutors handling your case are going to come after you aggressively
and do whatever they can to convince the jury you are guilty. You need
to make sure you have a defense attorney who can protect your rights and
vigorously fight on your behalf. Only with the assistance of a knowledgeable
and experienced Atlanta assault & battery lawyer will you have a chance
of winning your case.
Attorney McNally offers
nearly 15 years of experience with criminal cases and offers a unique perspective as a former Assistant
District Attorney. With a strong commitment to the needs of his clients,
he is dedicated to pursuing the best possible outcome for each individual client.
If you are found guilty of assault & battery, you stand to face a number
of legal consequences, such as:
- Jail / Prison
- Community Service
- Restraining Orders
If you have been convicted of aggravated assault & battery, you can
expect to face an enhancement of these penalties. In addition, a conviction
can have devastating effects on your reputation, as well as the cherished
relationships you hold with your family, friends, and neighbors.
Atlanta Criminal Lawyer: Offering Strong Defense Strategies
Atlanta criminal attorney Matthew T. McNally has been defending people
in Atlanta for many years. Mr. McNally is very knowledgeable about the
laws governing assault and battery cases, and can effectively handle even
the most difficult and complex of cases. Whether you are facing charges
of assault, battery, or both, Mr. McNally can provide you with the tough,
unrelenting criminal defense and devotion your case needs. Mr. McNally
knows you have a lot riding on this case. He takes his position as your
attorney seriously, and will do his utmost to fight for the reduction
or dismissal of your charges!
Contact the firm today.