Being accused of battery crimes can be a trying time for anyone and can cause intense feelings of frustration, helplessness and anger. It could have serious consequences on your professional and social life as well as affect your family in adverse ways. Thus, it is extremely important that you know your legal rights and do everything in your power to secure the best defense possible.
Eisenberg Law Offices, in Madison, Wisconsin, have experienced and skilled lawyers who will handle your case with expertise and prepare an aggressive defense on your behalf.
Under Wisconsin law, battery refers to the use of force against another person with the intent to cause them bodily injury. Domestic violence may also fall under the category of battery. It involves physical violence between family members and is a serious crime. A battery can be a felony or misdemeanor depending on the severity of the injuries to the victim.
If you or a loved one has been accused of a battery charge, the battery lawyers at Eisenberg Law Offices understand the law and know how to prepare a thorough defense. We have been dealing with the following battery crimes under Wisconsin Statute 940 for many years and can effectively defend you:
Any individual who intentionally causes bodily harm to another individual may be charged with a Class A misdemeanor. Causing bodily harm to a child, someone under 18, is always a felony. Bodily harm refers to injuries which interfere with the health of the victim, and are not merely trivial or transient. The maximum penalty for this offense is 9 months in jail, a $10,000 fine, or both. For repeat offenders, the penalty can be up to 2 years in prison.
Any individual who intentionally causes substantial bodily harm to another individual can be charged with a Class I Felony. Substantial bodily harm involves lacerations, broken bones, unconsciousness or other serious bodily injury. This crime carries a maximum penalty of 3-1/2 years in prison, a $10,000 fine, or both. For repeat offenders, the penalty can be up to 6 years in prison.
Any individual who intentionally causes great bodily harm to another individual can be charged with a Class H Felony. Great bodily harm means permanent injury or disfigurement sustained by the victim. Such a crime carries a maximum penalty of 6 years in prison, a $10,000 fine, or both. For repeat offenders, the penalty can be up to 2 additional years for prior misdemeanor convictions, or 6 additional years for prior felony convictions.
It is important for an accused to seek professional guidance in order to ensure that his or her case is meticulously researched and expertly defended.
This is where Eisenberg Law Offices, of Madison, Wisconsin, steps in. Our battery attorneys will provide you with necessary legal advice, carefully investigate your case, and proactively defend you throughout all the proceedings in order to ensure you get a fair trial and justice.
At Eisenberg Law Offices, we are extremely familiar with the battery laws of the State of Wisconsin. We realize the psychological stress that a battery charge can bring to an individual and their family. We will stand by you and do our best to fight for you.
Our lawyers will walk you through every step by studying the nuances of your case, ensuring you get a fair trial, identifying the responsible parties, and bringing you the justice you deserve.
In order for us to help you, you must contact us at once. Call Eisenberg Law Offices today for a free consultation with one of our Wisconsin battery attorneys!
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