Assault & Battery

Fresno Assault & Battery Attorney

Protecting You from Violent Crime Charges

Assault and battery are two different offenses which are often charged together. The crime of assault occurs when one person threatens another or puts them in fear of bodily harm. Battery occurs when actual harm is inflicted or attempts are made to harm the other person.

If you have been arrested for assault and battery, it is essential that you act quickly to hire a Fresno criminal defense attorney. Violent crimes are taken very seriously by law enforcement, judges, prosecutors, and most juries. At our firm, we bring more than 18 years of experience to the table, defending clients against a wide range of violent crimes. 


With 8 years of experience as a Fresno County prosecutor, Attorney Andritch knows how the opposition will approach your case. Call (559) 484-2112 today to learn more about your legal options.


How Is Assault & Battery Charged?

In many cases, assault and battery are charged as separate misdemeanors. However, if serious bodily harm was done or if there are special circumstances involved, you could be facing felony charges. For example, if you are accused of the use of a deadly weapon or have allegedly inflicted life-threatening injuries. Our Fresno criminal lawyer can work closely with you to defend your rights and seek a favorable outcome.

A few examples of assault and battery charges you could face include:

  • Simple battery
  • Simple assault
  • Aggravated battery
  • Aggravated assault
  • Assault with a deadly weapon
  • Domestic battery

Hire a Fresno Criminal Defense Attorney with 18+ Years' Experience

You should never attempt to fight your legal charges on your own without experienced representation on your side. The sooner you speak with a lawyer about your charges, the better. You can rely on our former prosecutor attorney and seasoned legal team to take the time to explain your charges, build a strong defense strategy, and work towards a positive outcome. 


We are available 24/7 to take your call and are prepared to address all of your concerns. Contact us today at (559) 484-2112 to set up a free initial consultation.


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