Effective Legal Strategies to Protect Your Future in Kern County
After you’ve been arrested for an assault and battery charge, it’s important to retain experienced legal counsel with a proven track record of defending individuals like you. Our professional assault and battery charges defense attorney at Koenig Law Office can represent you every step of the legal process. We also can explain each charge fully as we understand California criminal law, and we know how to uphold it in all legal proceedings when needed.
Assault and Battery in California
Under California Penal Code 240, assault is defined as any unlawful attempt with present ability to commit a violent injury on another person. A battery charge (per California Penal Code 242) is defined as willfully and unlawfully touching a person in an offensive or harmful way.
This can include giving unwanted contact or even hitting someone.
Possible Defense Strategies for Assault & Battery Charges
Our assault and battery charges defense legal team in Bakersfield can strategize defenses that will help to protect our clients fully.
Some of these defenses include:
- You acted in self-defense or in defense of someone else
- You didn’t act willfully (the accident defense)
- Parental right to discipline your child (reasonable and not excessive force)
Whatever the case, our defense team can analyze your case specifically and customize defense strategies that apply to your case. Our goal is to help get the charges against you reduced or dropped altogether.
Call (661) 793-7222 Today to Schedule a Free Consultation
You can’t just chance your livelihood. Hire professional legal counsel from Koenig Law Office to defend you. Our assault and battery charges defense team has the experience, skills, and resources to help you increase your odds of a favorable outcome.
Several defenses can be used, and we will brainstorm during our initial consultation. Schedule a professional legal consultation with our assault and battery charges defense lawyer team in Bakersfield today.
Dial (661) 793-7222 now and get started on your case.