Battery Defense Lawyer in Long Beach, CA
Call (562) 888-9148 to Work with an Aggressive Defense Attorney
As opposed to simple
assault, battery is any willful and unlawful use of violence on someone else.
No injury needs to be inflicted on the alleged victim – all that
is required is offensive contact. When you are charged with a violent
offense, you urgently need a skilled legal advocate at your side. At Peacock
& Le Beau, you can find two of the most qualified defense lawyers
in Southern California.
What sets our battery defense team apart?
Attorney Stephen P. Peacock is a
criminal law specialist certified by the California State Bar
Our firm has been selected for inclusion in
California Super Lawyers®
20+ years’ experience working side-by-side on defense cases
You cannot afford to be with less than fully experienced and dedicated
defenders. At our firm, you can count on benefitting from decades of proven,
client-focused legal advocacy. Don’t hesitate to see what our exceptional
defense team can do for you.
Our team has successfully defended clients in 1,000+ criminal cases.
You could be next. Call (562) 888-9148 today for your
What type of penalties could I be facing for a battery charge?
You could face the following for battery charges:
- Between 6 months and 3 years in jail
- Around $2,000 in fines
- A permanent criminal record
Simple battery occurs when there is no serious injury involved. However,
if battery is committed against certain professionals, such as police
officers, it cannot be considered a misdemeanor. Battery that causes serious
injury, such as a broken bone or concussion, is an even more serious charge.
It may even cause the prosecution to seek felony charges, which would
result in harsher penalties.
Simple Battery vs. Aggravated Battery
Under Section 242 of the California Penal Code, battery is described as
an "unlawful attempt to cause violent injury to another person."
You may be charged with battery by simply attempting to cause injury.
A battery may result in a misdemeanor conviction or even a felony depending on the circumstances of a case. Simple battery often has minimal
penalties, while aggravated battery (such as for battery against a law
enforcement officer) may result in serious penalties. With the right legal
advocate by your side, however, you can protect your rights and avoid
40+ Years’ Combined Experience Can Protect Your Future—
Call Us Today!
Facing battery charges and unsure of where to turn? Our Long Beach battery
defense lawyers are more than prepared to guide you through this difficult
time. We know that many times, charges of battery are leveled against
someone who was acting in self-defense or was caught in confusing circumstances.
You don't have to fight these charges on your own.
Our Long Beach criminal defense attorneys have defended clients throughout
Orange County and Southern California for decades. When you need trusted
counsel, you can come to the
Law Office of Peacock & Le Beau. Our
certified criminal law specialist can provide the expert advocacy you deserve—we know how to get your
charges reduced or dismissed, and we constantly prepared to battle for
your rights in trial if necessary.
We can craft a tailor-made defense for your case.
with us is free, so
call (562) 888-9148 now!