Assault and Battery Defense

"A Defense You Can Trust"

When confronting a assault and battery charge, go with a defense attorney you can trust.  Battery defense attorney Carlos H. Davalos is a seasoned litigator and skilled negotiator and we will ensure that your defense gets every shot at winning a positive result.

The Offense of Assault and Battery

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The offense of Assault and Battery is generally found under statutory section 720 ILCS 5/12-1 and is typically charged as a Class A Misdemeanor. The offense can carry jail time up to one year and a fine upwards of $2,500 but a skilled assault and battery defense lawyer will be successful in avoiding those possible consequences. Depending on the severity of the alleged harm caused or the status of the alleged victim, for example, if the alleged victim is a police officer, the State can opt to charge the offense as a felony.

Defenses to Assault and Battery

There are a number of things a seasoned assault and battery lawyer can do to get you the best results. Some of those things include:

  • Keeping track that the alleged victim is following up with your case. Ignoring your case can lead to dismissal.
  • Checking to see if there was legal justification for the physical contact, for example, if it was done in self defense.
  • Analyzing the evidence to determine whether the State can prove its case beyond a reasonable doubt.

Assault and Battery Lawyer: Carlos H. Davalos

When hiring an attorney for your case, you are not only hiring a legally trained defender in charge of your legal defense. You are also hiring a speaker, an advocate; and what is effectively 'your' voice in that court of law. Ensure that your voice is heard. Ensure that your voice is effective. Contact the Law Offices of Carlos H. Davalos and begin your assault and battery defense today. Offices in Melrose Park and Chicago.

The Law Offices of Carlos H. Davalos

2210 W. North Ave., Suite #6

Melrose Park, IL 60160

Tel: (773) 312-0234

Chicago Oficina: 2923 N. Milwaukee Ave., Suite 911, Chicago, Illinois 60618