Assault & Battery
An assault is an attempt to commit a battery or the intentional doing of some conduct for the purpose of making another think bodily harm is imminent.
A battery is the unlawful touching of another that is unreasonably offensive or that causes bodily harm.
These definitions carry special legal meaning. Defenses will be available depending on the facts. You need a skilled attorney to analyze the facts and law of your case. Shaffer Cormell has over 28 years experience. He will provide the proper factual and legal analysis and representation in Court that you need.
If the State has charged you with assault & battery you should immediately exercise your Fifth Amendment Miranda Rights and Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel by remaining silent, cease all communication with the police, and call the