Assault 245/Battery 242 Charges
Riverside Assault Defense Lawyer: (951) 682-5110
An assault is an attempt to injure another person. Battery is the use of
force or violence against another.
Assault and battery are serious crimes that carry stiff penalties, including:
- Incarceration in jail or prison
If you have been charged with any type of assault or battery, it is important
to speak to an experienced Riverside assault battery defense attorney
as soon as possible. At Blumenthal Law Offices, our attorneys can
go to work immediately, protecting your constitutional rights, investigating
your case, and working to minimize the negative consequences of these charges.
About Assault Charges
An assault can be a misdemeanor—a simple threat of violence—punishable
by up to $1,000 in fines, six months in county jail, or both. Penalties
are more severe when an assault is committed on school or park property,
on public transportation, or involves a peace officer or teacher.
Conviction for an assault with a deadly weapon (California Penal Code 245)
can result in four years in prison and a $10,000 fine or both.
About Battery Charges
Battery (California Penal Code 242) is punishable by a fine of up to $2,000,
six months in county jail, or both.
Our attorneys have more than 100 years of combined legal experience to
bring to bear on your case. We have the respect of the law enforcement
community and have helped thousands of people just like you achieve a
positive resolution to assault and battery charges. Please do not hesitate
to contact us for aggressive criminal defense of all assault and battery charges.
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