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Jacksonville Battery Lawyer

Successful Representation of Thousands of Cases

The terms assault and battery often go together. Battery refers to an act of violence against another person that causes physical harm, whereas assault can just refer to threatening words or actions. If you have been charged with battery, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our criminal defense team at Owenby Law, P.A. With more than 20 years of experience, our firm fights to secure your future. A Jacksonville battery attorney can capably guide you through your legal options and help you navigate the complex circumstances that you are facing.

Learn more about your case in a free initial consultation! Call (904) 770-3141 today.

Penalties for Battery in Florida

The penalties for battery in Florida are severe, but considerably even more so when aggravated battery is involved. Aggravated battery occurs when an individual harms another with the intent to cause serious harm, permanent disability, or permanent disfigurement, when a deadly weapon is used, or when the victim was pregnant.

Penalties for battery are outlined as follows:

  • First Conviction:
Misdemeanor of the first degree: 1 year in jail & up to $1,000 fine or probation
  • Second or Subsequent Conviction:
Felony of the third degree: Maximum of 5 years in prison & a fine of up to $5,000
  • Aggravated Battery Conviction:
Felony of the second degree: Maximum of 20 years in prison & fines up to $10,000

Speak with a Battery Defense Attorney in Jacksonville Today!

If you are facing charges of battery, it’s important that you get legal help as soon as possible. Owenby Law, P.A. has the experience and skill to guide you through your circumstances and fight for the best possible outcome on your behalf. We thoroughly investigate every aspect of your charges and ensure that your rights are upheld throughout case proceedings.

Contact Owenby Law, P.A. for representation backed by more than 20 years of experience!

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The Benefits of Hiring Owenby Law, P.A.

  • Free Initial Consultations
  • Successfully Handled Thousands of Cases
  • Backed by Over 20 Years of Experience
  • Personalized, Results-Oriented Representation
  • A Team of Compassionate Advocates On Your Side
  • Flexible Payment Plans Available