Whether you were unexpectedly caught in a bar fight or intentionally engaged in a crime that harmed another person, you can be charged with assault and battery and should consult with a Lincoln assault lawyer immediatly.
At Berry Law Firm we have tried hundreds of assault and battery cases. We know how to exploit weaknesses in the prosecution’s case against you. Call our office today to schedule an appointment with our Lincoln criminal attorneys.
Aggressive Defense Against Assault and Battery Charges
Depending on the details of the case, you can be charged with felony or misdemeanor assault. If you are charged with an assault and battery offense, it may involve one of the following incidents which should warrant contact with an assault lawyer in Lincoln:
- Domestic assault
- Bar or street fights
- Aggravated assault
- Sex offenses
Other Types of Assault Charges
Firearms or weapons charges may also be associated with assault charges. When a gun or other weapon is used in the commission of a crime, you may be subject to mandatory minimum sentences if you are convicted, which may result in time in a federal prison. This is one more reason not to take chances with an inexperienced lawyer or public defender and instead seek the help of an experienced Lincoln assault lawyer.
Getting the Help of a Lincoln Assault Lawyer
We will examine the evidence and interview witnesses as part of our investigation. In some cases, for example, individuals are charged with assault when they were acting in self-defense. This is often a valid defense to an assault and battery charge.