AGGRAVATED BATTERY CRIMES IN FLORIDA – ORLANDO CRIMINAL ATTORNEYS
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Aggravated Battery Crimes – Orlando Criminal Attorney
Aggravated battery is considered a crime of violence and can have significant penalties, including minimum mandatory penalties. In these cases, it is also not uncommon for the parties involved to know one another, and in many cases, the parties have conflicting stories about what occurred. If you have been arrested for aggravated battery, you should speak with an experienced Orlando criminal attorney at your earliest opportunity to learn about your rights and the defenses that may be available to you.
A aggravated battery occurs when in committing the crime of battery the defendant either intentionally or knowingly causes great bodily harm, permanent disability, or permanent disfigurement, uses a deadly weapon, or if the offender knew or should have known that the victim was pregnant, and the person who was the victim of the battery was actually pregnant at the time of the offense.
Battery consists of a person actually or intentionally touching or striking another person against the will of the other; or intentionally causing bodily harm to another person.
Aggravated Battery Criminal Penalties:
An aggravated battery is usually a 2nd degree felony punishable by up to 15 years in State prison.
Please visit the following website pages for some additional information on other battery crimes:
Speak with an Orlando criminal attorney or review the Florida Statutes at the bottom of this page for some more information about battery crimes.
Experienced Orlando Criminal Attorney – Aggravated Battery:
If you or a loved one have been arrested for a aggravated battery crime, call the Wilson Law Firm today to speak with an experienced Orlando criminal attorney about your individual situation. In many aggravated battery cases, a properly prepared defense by a criminal lawyer will result in either reduced penalties, reduced charges, or a dismissal of the charges. Even in aggravated battery cases where the evidence of guilt is overwhelming, a properly prepared defense and presentation of mitigating circumstances by an Orlando criminal attorney can result in significant decreases in the penalties you receive.
Aggravated Battery – Florida Statutes:
Speak with an Orlando criminal attorney or review the following Florida Statutes for more information on battery crimes:
Florida Statute 784.03 – Battery; felony battery.
Florida Statute 784.045 – Aggravated battery.
Florida Statute 784.07 – Assault or battery of law enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical care providers, public transit employees or agents, or other specified officers; reclassification of offenses; minimum sentences.
Florida Statute 784.08 – Assault or battery on persons 65 years of age or older; reclassification of offenses; minimum sentence.
Florida Statute 784.081 – Assault or battery on specified officials or employees; reclassification of offenses.
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