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Assault & Battery Lawyers in Boston

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Being charged with assault and battery can have serious ramifications on your life. As a violent crime, it can be used against you during child custody and spousal support hearings. Additionally, if found guilty, you could face costly fines and possible jail time. If you find yourself charged with this type of offense, allow our Boston assault and battery attorneys to help you. At Gens, Stanton & Florek, we are committed to providing you with the legal counsel you need.

To learn more about our legal services, please give us a call today at (617) 206-4675.

What Constitutes Assault & Battery?

In the state of Massachusetts, the law distinguishes between assault and assault and battery. Assault is defined as attempting or threatening to cause immediate bodily harm to someone. Assault and battery occurs when physical contact is made to an individual that can potentially cause bodily harm. Thus, individuals may be charged with either assault or assault and battery depending on the nature of the incident.

In Boston, assault and battery can be charged under several statutes, such as:

  • Simple assault
  • Assault or assault and battery
  • Indecent assault and battery on a child under 14
  • Indecent assault and battery on a person with an intellectual disability
  • Indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or older

Helping You Every Step of the Way

Due to the serious nature of this charge, it is important that you seek the legal services of Gens, Stanton & Florek at the outset of your criminal case. Our legal team can help provide you with the strongest case possible from the start. By carefully researching the facts and understanding your circumstances, we strive to give you legal counsel that protects your future.

Call us today at (617) 206-4675 to learn how our assault and battery lawyers in Boston can help you.