In Florida, the crime of assault is said to have occurred when one person places another in imminent fear of bodily harm. No physical contact needs to take place for you to be charged with assault. Battery, on the other hand, involves physical contact. In many cases, individuals are charged with both assault and battery.
Whether you were accused of battery during a bar fight or were charged with verbally assaulting another person during a strong disagreement, the law firm of Aaron Delgado & Associates in central Florida is here for you. We are down-to-earth and highly experienced advocates on behalf of our clients' rights and freedoms. We have offices in Daytona Beach and DeLand.
Our attorneys vigorously defend clients accused of:
If you were accused of using a deadly weapon, you will be facing mandatory sentencing guidelines, so do not wait to consult an attorney. The police are not your friends, and the more that you say to them without experienced legal counsel, the greater the risk that you could say something that will seriously compromise your freedom. Once you are represented by a criminal defense lawyer, the police or a prosecutor must speak to your attorney instead of you.
For aggressive legal representation against assault or battery charges in Daytona or elsewhere in central Florida, turn to Aaron Delgado & Associates today. Call our criminal defense attorneys at 386.222.6677 or send us an email to arrange a free initial consultation.