Municipal battery charges can be confusing since the always carry a second charge of municipal assault. Battery is defined as causing injury to another person via physical contact or use of a weapon. Based on this definition, battery also encompasses assault as well, the attempt at making physical contact with another person. In other words, you cannot have battery without assault. This also means that you are charged with battery and assault, not just battery. The prosecution uses these extra charges to try to strong-arm you into taking their plea.
Municipal battery is a serious allegation. If you have been charged with municipal assault, it is important for you to have the backing of a qualified attorney on your side to help you minimize your chances of conviction and spending time in jail. It is critical that you have an experienced and relentless battery defense attorney on your side. Call Krizman Law today at 303-529-2677.
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