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Defending Charges Of Assault And Battery

Any assault-type charge carries negative consequences, including:

  • Jail time
  • Prison time
  • Fines
  • Restitution to the victim
  • Misdemeanor or felony conviction
  • Counseling
  • Parole
  • Probation
  • Loss of rights to own a firearm
  • Loss of employment
  • Revocation of your driver’s license or other DMV issues
  • Damaged reputation

Penalties may be worse if the allegations involve assault or battery to a police officer or other protected person. If you were involved in an altercation with anyone, contact us as soon as possible. The sooner we are involved, the better our chances of obtaining a positive outcome for you.

Our firm has been around for 20 years and we focus exclusively on criminal defense. We know the system, the courts and the procedures in the area and have obtained successful resolutions in and out of court for our clients.


Assault and battery are separate crimes, often charged together. They are crimes of violence occurring between anyone other than spouses, domestic partners and others in romantic relationships. Fights at bars, parties and other events are common examples.

Assault involves a threat or attempt to cause physical harm to another person. Battery is the actual harm or violence done to someone. A battery can be any touch that is harmful or offensive, including a punch, kick, slap, or even spitting on a person.

Our California criminal defense firm, Budris Law Group, defends clients charged with all variations of assault and battery, from misdemeanors to serious felonies. The level of the charge depends on the injuries involved. We are prepared to assist with any circumstances and are committed to providing a solid defense for our clients.

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Contact us online or call 310-779-9484 (toll free at 800-216-2253) to arrange a free consultation to discuss your situation and possible options. Our attorneys are accessible 24/7 and will meet with you at our office or in jail. Credit cards are accepted. Hablamos español.

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