Act Fast if You've Been Charged with Assault and Battery

Hire an experienced criminal defense attorney to protect your rights

Depending on the severity, assault and battery can be a serious charge with a felony verdict. If you've been charged with assault, it's important to find legal representation as soon as possible. Hire the Law Offices of John S Cossum to defend you and uphold your rights.

John S Cossum has over 37 years of experience in criminal defense and prosecution. He'll use every resource to build you a solid defense and reach the best possible outcome. Let an attorney with decades of experience start representing you today.

Open communication is key-call John S Cossum now at 602-553-1175 for a free consultation.

Know the key terms associated with your accused crime

Assault and battery are often grouped together, but they are actually separate legal concepts. The crimes are defined as:

  • Assault-the threat of unwanted touching or harm
  • Battery-the actual act of unwanted touching or harm
  • Assault and battery-crime of both threatening and acting with unwanted touching or harm

You can be charged with one or both of these crimes, and sentences vary from misdemeanor to felony depending on the severity. Give yourself the best possible outcome by contacting John S Cossum today.