Other Variations of Assault and Battery Charges in Florida
Pursuant to Chapter 784 of the Florida Statutes, there are other numerous assault and battery charges that may be filed. Assault and battery charges in Florida are very serious because you may be arrested for one form of assault or battery and then later rearrested or charged with another more serious assault or battery charge, including:
- Aggravated Assault
- Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon
- Domestic Battery
- Felony Battery
- Aggravated Battery
- Sexual Battery
- Domestic Battery by Strangulation
- Aggravated Battery on a Pregnant Person
- Battery on Health Services Personnel
- Assault or Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer
- Assault or Battery on an Elderly Person
- Assault or Battery on a Detainee
There are many defenses to a charge of assault or battery. Self-defense is an absolute defense to these charges and may prevent you from being convicted of assault and or battery. Self-defense is a complicated and often misapplied area of law. You need an experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who is well versed in self defense and other defenses you may have to these charges.
Lance P. Richard, P.A. has successfully defended serious charges of assault and battery and has extensive experience in arguing self-defense before a jury. Contact Lance P. Richard, P.A. today to have your assault and or battery charge evaluated by an attorney who is experienced in defending these types of charges.
Lance P. Richard, P.A. handles Assault in Martin County, Florida; St. Lucie County, Florida; Palm Beach County, Florida; Indian River County, Florida; Okeechobee County Florida, and the following cities: Stuart, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound, Jupiter, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Lake Worth, Wellington, Boynton Beach, Port. St. Lucie, Sewall's Point, Ft. Pierce, Vero Beach, and Okeechobee.