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There is often a lot of confusion surrounding a charge of assault and/or battery. While many people are charged with both, the truth is that these are two separate charges. Assault is defined as an unlawful attempt with ability to commit violence on a person. Battery, on the other hand, is defined as the unlawful use of force upon a person. While they are very similar in their definitions, there are slight yet distinct differences.

When either of these offenses is committed against specific people such as law enforcement officers, a domestic partner including spouses or roommates, the penalty phase of the legal process can be especially harsh. In addition, if either crime is committed when a weapon other than a hand or fist is present, the consequences can be dire.

If you have been charged and arrested for either assault, battery or both, it is vitally important to contact one of our skilled Oakland assault & battery attorneys for the best defense possible. This will ensure that all of the aspects of the case are explored and gives you the best chance of a favorable outcome. Contact the criminal defense experts at Lamano Law Office today and discuss your case with an top-rated Bay Area criminal defense attorney.

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The term, “criminal defense” is a broad term, that many crimes can fall under. Fortunately, the Lamano Law Office is highly experienced in a wide range of criminal cases.

If you’ve been accused of a felony or misdemeanor offense, your best choice is to not face the charges alone and hire one of our experienced criminal defense lawyers to fight on your side. Your future is on the line. Penalties for a conviction can vary, but can result in hefty fines, probation, prison time, suspended license and a criminal record. If you are found guilty, numerous consequences can also directly affect your life.

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