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Seminole County Assault and Battery Attorney: Vigorous Defense for Your Rights

In Florida, assault and battery are recognized as distinct criminal offenses, each defined and implicated uniquely. Assault involves a threat of harm that instills fear of imminent danger, whereas battery occurs when there is actual physical contact with the victim. Consequently, understanding this critical distinction is essential for anyone facing these charges.

If you find yourself arrested or under investigation for assault and battery, it is imperative to take immediate action. At The Law Office of David A. Webster, P.A., our extensive legal expertise, encompassing thousands of criminal cases, is driven by a relentless focus on achieving victory. We fully comprehend the significant stakes involved – your rights and freedoms. Therefore, you can confidently rely on us to confront and overcome every legal challenge, no matter its magnitude.

To stand alongside us in your defense, we invite you to join forces with us in the courtroom. Contact The Law Office of David A. Webster, P.A. today at 407-862-9222 to explore how we can diligently defend your case.

Navigating the Penalties for Assault and Battery in Florida

Florida law categorizes assault and battery into several types, with the severity of charges and penalties varying based on case specifics. Offenses can range from second-degree misdemeanors to third-degree felonies. Given the complexity of these laws, it’s essential to consult a trusted criminal defense attorney immediately. Our team dedicates itself to constructing a robust defense tailored to your situation.

Penalties for assault and battery in Florida can include:

2nd degree misdemeanor:

  • Up to 60 days in jail
  • Fines of up to $500
  • 60 days probation
  • Restitution

 

1st degree misdemeanor:

  • Up to 1 year in jail
  • Fines of up to $1,000
  • 1-year probation
  • Restitution

 

3rd-degree felony:

  • Up to 5 years in prison
  • Fines of up to $5,000
  • Five years probation
  • Restitution

 

Partner with The Law Office of David A. Webster Today

Our assault and battery attorneys in Seminole County bring over 30 years of combined legal experience to your case. Recognized by Martindale-Hubbell and The National Trial Lawyers, our firm is equipped to handle the most complex of cases. We offer 24/7 service, acknowledging that emergencies can arise at any time. With us advocating for you, rest assured that your rights and interests are in capable hands.

In facing assault and battery charges, choosing the right legal representation can make all the difference. The Law Office of David A. Webster, P.A. combines deep legal knowledge with a personalized approach, ensuring that every client receives the dedicated attention and vigorous defense they deserve. Contact us today to start building a strong defense strategy tailored to your unique case.

We encourage you to contact The Law Office of David A. Webster, P.A. as soon as possible to learn more about your case and how we can help you: 407-862-9222.