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Los Angeles/Beverly Hills Assault & Battery Attorney

When someone threatens or attempts to cause harm to another, that is considered Assault.  However, Battery is when actual physical harm or violence is actually done to another.  Most often when someone is charged for this crime, both Assault and Battery are charged.  Depending on the degree of violence or threat, the crime may be categorized as a misdemeanor or a felony.  Likewise, the penalties and sentencing for this type of crime will be affected by the degree of violence and severity which occurred. 

If you or someone you know has been charged or arrested for an Assault and Battery charge, this can lead to very serious consequences.  Due to the complexity and severity of this type of charge, you will want to have a knowledgeable and experienced Los Angeles criminal defense lawyer to defend against those charges.  At Marks & Brooklier, we have the experience needed to provide you with the type of defense that can lessen the chances of your being convicted.  In assault and battery cases there can always be convincing evidence showing that you might have been acting in self defense.  With our years of dedication to our client's needs, our highly trained legal staff will supply you with strong legal advice to best handle your situation.  Our legal team will review all evidence against you and conduct our own investigation as needed.  If you find yourself facing this type of charge, it is best to confront it quickly and get the best legal counsel you can to direct your defense.

Assault & Battery Attorney located in Los Angeles

Assault & Battery is a crime that can be easily misconstrued by law enforcement if a proper investigation is not conducted.  There could very well be mitigating circumstances that need to be discovered.  Because it is considered a violent crime and normally involves force, threats and even violence, law enforcement will want to press for a conviction.  Conviction of such a crime can lead to prison sentences, fines, community service and even restitution for any property damage or other personal damages done to another.  The sentence given will depend on the severity of the charges and conviction, as well as whether the person has a prior record.  At Marks & Brooklier, we will conduct our own investigation into the matter, ensuring you have the best defense possible to fight the charges.  Don't let yourself be caught up in the system, our proficient legal staff will be strong advocates on your behalf.


Related Assault Crime Stories in the News:
Los Angeles Times - "L.A. County Sheriff Charged with Assault of Ex-Girlfriend in Orange County"
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has been charged with assaulting his ex-girlfriend with a handgun after he initially stuck the weapon in his mouth and pulled the trigger. He faces one felony count each of assault with a firearm, kidnapping, false imprisonment by violence and one misdemeanor count of domestic violence battery.

At Marks and Brooklier, we have successfully defended our clients since 1976 in all types of assault crimes including: aggravated assault, assault, assault & battery, assault with a deadly weapon, attempted murder, child abuse, car jacking, domestic violence, drive by shootings, elder abuse, felonious assault, hate crimes, kidnaping, malicious assault, manslaughter, robbery, sexual assault, simple assault and vehicular manslaughter.

Marks and Brooklier, LLP represents clients on state and federal crimes in all Los Angeles County, Orange County, Ventura County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County and San Fernando Valley courthouses including LAX Airport, Lancaster, Alhambra, Beverly Hills, Burbank, Downtown Los Angeles, Compton, Downey, East Los Angeles, Fullerton, Glendale, Hollywood, Laguna Hills, Long Beach, Malibu, Orange, Palm Springs, Pasadena, Pomona, Redondo Beach, Riverside, San Fernando, Santa Ana, Santa Clarita, Santa Monica, Sylmar Juvenile, Torrance, Ventura, Van Nuys, Westminster and Whittier.

Contact our lawyers for your free initial evaluation of your case.  We have successfully defended many assault and battery cases and will work effectively on your behalf.

Contact a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney from the Law Offices of Marks & Brooklier if you have been charged with Assault & Battery.

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