Boston Assault and Battery Defense Lawyer
Massachusetts Assault and Battery Issues
It is very common for people to be charged with assault and battery. With alcohol being a common instigator in many of these incidents, it seems as though more individuals are being charged with assault and battery. It is also very common for a lot of domestic or family disputes to lead to police being called and people being charged with assault and battery.
Massachusetts Assault and Battery Laws
In order for the state to prove assault and battery, the state must prove that the defendant touched the victim, intended to touch the victim and either injured the victim or touched the victim without consent. These cases lead to a lot of “he said she said” testimony. A skilled trial lawyer is invaluable in your domestic assault and battery charge.
Massachusetts Assault and Battery Penalties
If the defendant is convicted of assault and battery, the defendant can face up to 2 ½ years in jail. The defendant can also put placed on probation. If the defendant is convicted of a domestic assault and battery, the judge may require the batters or anger management programs.
Massachusetts Assault and Battery Defense Attorney
Aside from the legal issues, being charged with a crime of violence could have negative effects on your academic eligibility at school, your employment and ultimately your life. Attorney Jason Chan has prosecuted and defended many assault and battery cases. It is important to have an experienced defense attorney on your side.
Call Attorney Jason Chan today at 508-808-8902 to talk about your assault and battery case.