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Charges of Battery

Battery is the crime of willfully using force or violence against another person. As defined, the degree of force does not matter, it can be anything from pushing someone to striking them harshly. With domestic violence cases, most courts will treat the crime even more seriously, where even a minor touch to a spouse can be considered battery if the spouse files charges against you. If you find yourself in this situation, it is important to retain a Scottsdale battery defense attorney to protect your rights. It can be very obvious that many times these charges are purely vengeful, with an angry spouse wanting to get revenge on a partner or the upper hand in a divorce.

As a former Maricopa County prosecutor, the attorney from the Law Offices of Joshua S. Davidson, PLC was posted in the family violence bureau and has seen it all when it comes to domestic violence and other violent crime cases. He is well aware of the legal issues involved and knows full well how to present a strong defense on your behalf.

Aggravated Battery Charges

Aggravated battery differs from simple battery in that there is a clear intention to cause fear in the victim and inflict serious bodily harm, including death. Charges such as sexual assault can be considered aggravated battery. With the many variables that can affect the outcome of your charges, having a Scottsdale violent crime lawyer representing you against these charges is vital if you are to present a strong defense on your behalf.

The seriousness of this type of charge requires an expertise that not all attorneys have available at their disposal. The Law Offices of Joshua S. Davidson, PLC is such a firm, with an attorney who has served as a former Maricopa County prosecutor in the family violence bureau. Having garnered extensive experience as a former prosecutor, he has a keen insight into the methods prosecutors use in their efforts to convict those accused of battery. With this attorney at your side, you stand a good chance of having your charges reduced or dismissed altogether.

Methods of Aggravated Battery

Aggravated battery can occur in various ways, including use of deadly weapons, vehicles, or other implements to inflict serious bodily harm. These charges carry harsh penalties if convicted, including, loss of the right to own a gun, as well a jail or prison time, depending on the severity of the charges. When battery results in serious harm or is directed towards a child, woman or even a police officer, aggravated battery can be charged.

Allow the firm to develop a strong defense on your behalf. There exists various defenses that can be used, such as self defense, lack of intent, defense of others or of property. The prosecution must prove their case, and the firm will do their utmost to challenge any evidence they may bring against you.

An aggravated battery charge is a serious offense. Contact a Scottsdale aggravated battery defense lawyer when facing these charges.

Defense for Battery

There are effective defenses that can be used to fight charges against you for battery charges. Being intoxicated, self defense or the lack of physical evidence showing any harm can all be presented in a well thought out defense. With years of experience in family law issues and as a defense attorney, the violent crime lawyer from the office has the expertise you need at a difficult time.

Battery charges carry hefty fines as well as a possible jail term of up to one year in prison. The after effects can leave your family life in a shambles, with neighbors and friends treating you with disdain and possible problems in visiting your children. Don't let a misunderstanding or vengeful spouse affect your future for years to come, contact the firm for an effective and dedicated legal counsel.

Fight your battery offense by contacting a Scottsdale battery defense lawyer who can aggressively defend you.

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