Assault and Battery
In Massachusetts, the crime of Assault and Battery is punishable by General Laws Chapter 265, Section 13A by imprisonment for up to 2.5 years in the House of Corrections.
In order to be convicted for the crime of Assault and Battery, the prosecutor must prove:
- The defendant committing a touching, however slight;
- That the defendant intended to engage in the touching;
- That the touching was harmful or offensive; and
- That it was committed without justification or excuse.
If you have been charged in Massachusetts with the crime of Assault & Battery or any other Violent Crime
, you should immediately consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer who can explain and protect your legal rights. Boston Criminal Defense Attorney Lefteris K. Travayiakis
has extensive experience in representing persons charged with the crime of Assault & Battery, is available 24/7 to discuss your case with you.
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