Top Midland City, AL Aggravated Battery Lawyers Near You

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    The Cochran Firm

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Midland City, AL

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Midland City, AL

  • Dothan Law Group, LLC

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Midland City, AL

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Midland City, AL

  • Capps, Gil, Boothe, & Parker, LLC

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Midland City, AL

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Midland City, AL

  • Parkman White, LLP

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Midland City, AL

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Midland City, AL

  • Motley, Motley & Yarbrough

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Midland City, AL

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Midland City, AL

  • Buntin, Etheredge & Fowler, LLC

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Midland City, AL

    Aggravated Battery Lawyers | Dothan Office | Serving Midland City, 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 Midland City 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.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

The Importance of a Good Consultation

The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney’s hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For “routine” legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff – a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment – A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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