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In criminal law, assault and battery charges are serious allegations that demand strategic legal representation. Newport News, Virginia, is no exception to the potential consequences that individuals may face when accused of these offenses. At Ehrenworth Law, PLLC, we comprehend the complexities surrounding assault and battery cases and are committed to providing unwavering advocacy for those confronting such accusations.

To speak with an experienced Newport News assault attorney, give us a call at (757) 663-4477 or contact us online today.


The Role of a Newport News Assault & Battery Attorney

Being accused of assault or battery in Newport News can have severe repercussions, including potential incarceration, fines, and a lasting impact on your personal and professional life. Having an experienced assault and battery attorney from Ehrenworth Law, PLLC, is essential in navigating the legal complexities and building a robust defense strategy.

Types of Assault & Battery Charges in Newport News

Our skilled attorneys at Ehrenworth Law, PLLC, are adept at handling various assault and battery charges in Newport News, including:

  • Simple Assault: Involves the intentional threat of bodily harm or the apprehension of immediate harm.
  • Aggravated Assault: Involves a more severe form of threat, often accompanied by the use of a weapon.
  • Simple Battery: Encompasses intentional physical contact without the victim's consent, resulting in bodily harm.
  • Aggravated Battery: Involves more severe physical harm, often with the use of a weapon or under certain circumstances.

Building a Strong Assault & Battery Defense Strategy

Our Newport News assault and battery attorneys understand the nuances of Virginia's legal system and employ a strategic approach to build a robust defense. Some key components of our defense strategy include:

  • Evidence Scrutiny: Thoroughly examining the evidence presented by the prosecution to identify weaknesses or discrepancies that can be challenged in court.
  • Self-Defense Arguments: Asserting self-defense when applicable, demonstrating that the accused had a reasonable belief that force was necessary to protect themselves.
  • Eyewitness Testimony: Examining eyewitness accounts for inconsistencies and potential biases that may undermine their credibility.
  • Negotiation Skills: Skillfully negotiating with the prosecution to secure plea deals or reduced charges when it is in the best interest of our clients.

Potential Consequences of Assault & Battery Convictions in Newport News

The repercussions of an assault and battery conviction extend beyond the immediate legal penalties. Individuals convicted of these offenses in Newport News may face:

  • Prison Sentences: Depending on the severity of the charges, individuals may be subject to incarceration.
  • Fines: Monetary penalties can be substantial, impacting financial stability.
  • Criminal Record: A conviction can result in a permanent criminal record, affecting employment opportunities and future endeavors.
  • Civil Liability: Convicted individuals may also face civil lawsuits for damages resulting from the assault or battery.

Why Choose Ehrenworth Law, PLLC?

Our commitment to excellence sets Ehrenworth Law, PLLC, apart as a premier Newport News assault and battery attorney. Here's why you can trust us with your defense:

  • Experience: Our seasoned attorneys bring years of collective experience in handling assault and battery cases, ensuring a thorough understanding of Virginia's legal landscape.
  • Personalized Approach: Recognizing that each case is unique, our attorneys tailor our strategies to the specific circumstances and goals of our clients.
  • Client Advocacy: We fiercely advocate for our clients' rights, relentlessly challenging the prosecution's case and seeking the best possible outcomes.
  • Proven Results: Our track record of successful assault and battery defense speaks volumes about our dedication and proficiency in criminal law.

Contact Ehrenworth Law, PLLC Today

If you or a loved one is facing assault and battery charges in Newport News, Virginia, time is of the essence. Consult with the seasoned assault and battery attorneys at Ehrenworth Law, PLLC, to ensure that your rights are protected and your defense is in capable hands. Our commitment to excellence and unwavering advocacy make us the go-to choice for those in need of a formidable legal defense against assault and battery charges in Newport News.

To speak with an experienced Newport News assault attorney, give us a call at (757) 663-4477 or contact us online today.

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