Sacramento Assault and Battery Attorney




Accused of Assault and Battery

Being accused of assault and battery in the Sacramento area can yield  harsh punishment. Understanding the laws and your rights regarding assault and battery in the Sacramento jurisdiction becomes extremely important. Hiring the right Sacramento assault and battery attorney will ensure you a fair trial. Foos Gavin Law Firm has a great Sacramento assault and battery attorney. We will help you through this tough time.


Understanding Assault and Battery

"Assault" and "battery" are actually two different crimes.  Assault is an act that creates an apprehension in another of an imminent, harmful, or offensive contact. The act consists of a threat of harm accompanied by an apparent, present ability to carry out the threat.  Battery is defined as any unlawful and unpermitted touching of another.    The main distinction between the two offenses is the existence or nonexistence of a touching or contact. While contact is an essential element of battery, there can bethe absence of contact for assault. Sometimes assault is defined loosely to include battery as well.

At Common Law, both offenses were misdemeanors. As of the early 2000s, under virtually all criminal codes, each can be charged as either a felony or a misdemeanor. They are characterized as felonious when accompanied by a criminal intent, such as an intent to kill, rob, or rape; when they are committed with a dangerous weapon; or when there is an intent to inflict great bodily injury.

Sacramento Assault and Battery Attorney

If you are accused of assault and Battery in the Sacramento area, you need an assault and battery attorney that can fight for you. An attorney that will demonstrate to the prosecution or a jury that you are not guilty of this assault and battery crime, and you should not be charged. The laws regarding assault and Battery are very complicated. You need an attorney who understands the laws of assault and battery, and your rights. You need an assault and battery attorney that will fight for you.  Contact Sacramento Assault and Battery Attorney David Foos. David Foos has great experience defending these assault and battery charges.  Commissioner Foos is a retired Judicial Officer and knows many of the players in the system. His inside knowledge will help you with your case.  Contact Commissioner Foos at 916-779-3500 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Remember, the first consultation is without cost to you. Do not handle this alone. Let the experience of Foos Gavin Law Firm help you out.


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