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    The Cochran Firm

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Daleville, AL

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Daleville, AL

  • Dothan Law Group, LLC

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Daleville, AL

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Daleville, AL

  • Capps, Gil, Boothe, & Parker, LLC

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Daleville, AL

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Daleville, AL

  • Buntin, Etheredge & Fowler, LLC

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Daleville, AL

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Daleville, AL

  • Parkman White, LLP

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Daleville, AL

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Daleville, AL

  • Motley, Motley & Yarbrough

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Daleville, AL

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Daleville, AL

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Have You Been Charged With Aggravated Battery?

An aggravated battery criminal offense is a more serious version of battery and imposes a more severe sentence if you are convicted. Contact a Daleville a aggravated battery defense attorney today to protect your legal rights and receive the best representation available.

The Difference Between Battery and Aggravated Battery

The unlawful physical contact with another person is a battery. Examples include punching someone in the nose or engaging in a bar fight. Battery can be simple or aggravated. A simple battery is generally considered a misdemeanor and is punishable by a fine and less than one year in jail. An aggravated battery is considered a more serious offense. It is a felony, and its punishments are accordingly more severe. To aggravate a charge of battery the perpetrator must use a deadly weapon, inflict serious bodily harm, or batter a child or officer of the law.

Best Time to Seek Legal Help

No matter what your legal issue may be, it is always best to seek legal help early in the process. An attorney can help secure what is likely to be the best possible outcome for your situation and avoid both unnecessary complications or errors.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

Does firm size matter?

For most consumer legal issues, the size of the practice is much less important than the experience, competence, and reputation of the attorney(s) handling your case. Among the most important factors when choosing an attorney are your comfort level with the attorney or practice and the attorney’s track record in bringing about quick, successful resolutions to cases similar to yours.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se – This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute – Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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