The consequences of being charged for battery in Chicago are very serious. The State’s attorney has been very aggressive in pursuing charges of violence in the city to combat rising crime rates, and they will not let your case slip through the cracks. However, with the guidance and representation of an experienced defense attorney from The Law Office of J. Samuel Worley, you have the best chance of obtaining a favorable outcome in your case.

Don’t face battery charges alone. You have options and the right to defend yourself. The Chicago criminal lawyers at our law firm will work with you to explore your options and formulate the strongest defense for your case.

Assault and Battery

Assault is defined as a violent physical threat or action that causes another person to apprehend or expect harm or offensive physical contact. Battery is a more serious charge than Assault. Battery occurs when physical contact physical contact is actually made. This physical contact must cause harm to another person; injuring, offending, or insulting them in some way.

The term ‘aggravated’ might be added to either one of these terms. Aggravated assault and aggravated battery are both very serious charges that are usually punished with prison time if convicted. Aggravated crimes usually involve the use of a weapon and serious injury or bodily harm.

Both assault and battery charges at any level are very serious and should not be taken lightly. These crimes, if convicted, will likely be punished to the full extent of the law. Chicago prosecutors and judges will not show mercy when dealing with these cases; you need a knowledgeable defender on your side. We understand that there is always another side to every story, we will work hard for you to make sure your side, the truth, is heard.

Seek the Defense of a Chicago Criminal Defense Lawyer

Our criminal defense lawyers provide our clients with the strongest possible defense for their case. Whether you face charges of simple battery, sexual battery, domestic assault or battery, aggravated assault or battery, or gang-related battery charges, our experienced Chicago criminal defense attorneys are here to help. The Law Offices of J. Samuel Worley provides clients with personal and affordable legal aid. We are on your side to protect your rights and keep your criminal record clean. A criminal record can seriously damage your future. Don’t take that chance, defend your freedom and secure your fugure with the assistance of a Chicago criminal defense attorney.

Call our Chicago office today for a free consultation, 312-600-8655.