Assault And Battery Criminal Defense Attorney
Atlanta Assault And Battery Criminal Defense Attorney
Assault And Battery can occur in multiple forms. Either crime can be treated as a misdemeanor or felony depending on the severity of the crime. If you are accused of Assault or Battery, it is important that you consult with an Attorney. Below are some of the differences between Assault Battery Crimes.

Simple Assault : Attempting to commit a violent injury on someone else or putting them in a situation where it’s reasonable they can be injured in such a manner.

The important thing to remember about assault is that no physical touch is necessary to commit the crime. An example would be an individual threatening to injure another person.

Aggravated Assault : This crime is treated as a felony and usually requires assault with the intent to commit a violent crime or use of a weapon or object that is likely to cause serious bodily injury.

Simple Battery : Intentionally making physical contact of an insulting or provoking nature with another person or intentional causing physical harm to another person. An example of battery would be slapping someone in their face after they called you out your name.

Aggravated Battery:
This is treated a felony and requires that a person intentionally and maliciously inflicting a serious injury upon another person.

Family Violence: In Georgia if the assault or battery occurs against a family member, they are usually prosecuted under a family violence law.

If you or a loved one have been accused of assault or battery and would like an attorney who will zealously fight make sure your rights are not violated, contact the Law Offices of Gilbert Sperling, III 24/7 at 404-418-7816 .

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