Los Angeles Battery Attorney

Defending Battery Charges

RLPC, a premier criminal defense firm based in Los Angeles, is proficient in navigating the complexities of battery charges. Battery is the harmful or offensive use of physical force or contact against another person. Often, these charges are coupled with assault charges, which is the threat of physical harm. Both assault and battery are viewed as serious  offenses, and can be charged as either felonies or misdemeanors depending on severity of the acts.

If you find yourself confronted with battery charges in Los Angeles, reaching out to our experienced defense attorneys at RLPC is an essential step. Our team is adept at creating  effective defense strategies tailored to the specifics of your case. We engage proactively with prosecutors, seeking avenues to potentially reduce or dismiss your charges. Should your case advance to trial, you can count on a dedicated defense to represent you while championing your rights every step of the way.

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Battery and California Law

At RLPC, based in Los Angeles, we focus on providing robust defense for those accused of battery, a charge that carries significant consequences under California law.

California Penal Code Section 242: Defining Battery

Battery, as generally defined in California Penal Code Section 242, describes a range of offenses. For a prosecutor to establish guilt in a battery case, it is essential to prove that the defendant engaged in unwanted and offensive physical contact. The severity of these charges can escalate based on specific circumstances surrounding the incident.

A battery conviction, which is often classified as a violent crime, can lead to severe penalties. These may include probation, community service, anger management classes, monetary fines, and potentially, jail or prison time. Additionally, a judge might order restitution payments to any victim(s). 

Types of Battery Offenses:

  • Simple Battery: Basic unwanted physical contact.
  • Aggravated Battery: Involving serious bodily harm or use of a weapon.
  • Domestic Battery: Battery committed against a family member or intimate partner.
  • Sexual Battery: Unwanted physical contact of a sexual nature.
  • Battery on a Peace Officer: Battery committed against a law enforcement officer.

The Importance of Legal Representation

Facing battery charges can have a profound impact on your life, affecting your employment and reputation. An aggressive criminal defense is crucial in navigating these charges. At RLPC, our team is dedicated to defending your rights and preserving your reputation. With our experienced counsel, you can successfully confront these charges and move on with your life.

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Trust Rubin Law, P.C. To Represent You

Have you or a loved one been arrested or cited for battery, or are you dealing with battery charges in the context of domestic violence? If so, quickly securing representation from an experienced criminal defense attorney is vital. At RLPC in Los Angeles, our team of skilled defense lawyers is prepared to utilize our expertise and knowledge for your defense.

Choosing RLPC means placing your trust in a firm that is dedicated to your case. We understand the gravity of battery charges and how they can potentially detrimentally impact your future. That’s why we commit ourselves to work tirelessly with the goal of reducing or completely dismissing your charges.

When you entrust your case to the firm, you gain more than just legal representation; you gain a partner who is focused on protecting your rights and securing the best possible outcome. With RLPC, you can have peace of mind knowing your advocate is a seasoned legal professional.


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