Waukegan Assault & Battery Lawyers – Lake County IL
We defend Illinois Clients against Assault / Battery Charges
Assault and battery are serious criminal charges that can carry serious penalties. Although assault and battery are different criminal offenses, a defendant is often charged with both offenses. If you or a loved one has been charged with assault / battery, contact our skilled criminal defense law attorneys at Stone & Associates to schedule a free consultation to discuss your assault and / or battery defense.
Some Battery Offenses
Battery is defined as the intentional infliction of bodily harm or negative physical contact with another person that does not have legal justification or consent.
Some battery charges may include:
- Aggravated battery
- Battery of a police officer
- Battery against a child
- Domestic assault and battery
- Sex related (sexual) battery
Some Assault Offenses
Assault is normally any type of conduct that makes another person believe that he or she may be in danger of battery. Additionally, it may be possible to face assault charges without battery charges, if physical contact did not occur.
Some assault charges may include:
- Aggravated assault
- Assault & battery of law enforcement / of a police officer
- Domestic (home) assault & battery
- Gang assault & battery
Skilled Legal Advice & Experience Are Important
Allegations of assault and/or battery are very serious criminal law charges that require the advice and counsel of a skilled Illinois criminal defense law lawyer to defend your rights. At Stone & Associates, our knowledgeable legal team includes TOP criminal defense attorneys who are experienced handling all types of criminal misdemeanors and felonies. We have handled hundreds of cases including assault and battery charges. Many times assault and battery charges also involve situations of domestic violence – we are very familiar with domestic violence cases as well.
If you or a loved one has been charged with assault and battery law crime, contact our experienced assault and battery attorneys at Stone & Associates. We offer free and confidential consultations. Call today for help!