Assault and Battery
If you are charged with assault or battery, you may be facing prison time. You need an attorney who is determined and serious about fighting for you, one with the experience and knowledge to succeed. I defend individuals in Virginia and the District of Columbia with these and other violent crimes. I am a tenacious advocate for your rights if you are charged with these or other violent crimes.
Understands assault and battery
Generally, assault is the threat of violence, and battery is any violent or unwanted touching. These charges vary by state, and the names of the two crimes are often used interchangeably. In some states, they are not considered separate offenses.